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ἁπα^λός , ή, όν,
A.soft to the touch, tender: in Hom. mostly of the human body, “ἁπαλὴν ὑπὸ δειρήνIl.3.371; “παρειάων ἁπαλάων18.123; “ἁπαλοῖο δι᾽ αὐχένος ἦλθεν ἀκωκή17.49; “. πόδες19.92; . τέ σφ᾽ ἦτορ ἀπηύρα, i. e. the life of young animals, 11.115; “ἵεσαν αὐδὴν ἐξ ἁπαλῶν στομάτωνHes.Sc.279; “δέραSapph.Supp.23.16; of persons, delicate,παῖδεςAlc.Supp.14.5; “εὐμορφοτέρα . . τᾶς ἀπάλας ΓυρίννωςSapph.76; of flowers, ἄνθρυσκα Ead.Supp.25.13; rare in Trag., and only in lyr., “παρειάA.Supp.70; “βρέφος .E.IA1285; “βλέφαρον τέγγουσ᾽ .El. 1339; more freq. in Com., “σισύμβριονCratin.239; “κρέαAr.Lys. 1063; “δάκτυλοιAlex.48; “θερμολουσίαις ἁπαλοίCom.Adesp.56; so in Prose, “. ψυχήPl.Phdr.245a; of raw fruit, Hdt.2.92, cf. X.Oec.19.18; of tender meat, Id.An.1.5.2; soft-boiled, of eggs, Cael.Aur. AP2.18; of a gentle fire, Philem.79.8, D.S.3.25.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (20):
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 70
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 192
    • Euripides, Electra, 1339
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Aulis, 1285
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.92
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 279
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.115
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.123
    • Homer, Iliad, 19.92
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.371
    • Homer, Iliad, 17.49
    • Homer, Odyssey, 14.465
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 239c
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 245a
    • Plato, Symposium, 195e
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 1.5.2
    • Xenophon, Economics, 19.18
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 1063
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 37
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.25
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