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γενέθλ-η , Dor. γένεθλ-θλα , :
I. of persons, race, stock, family, c. gen. pers., “Παιήονός εἰσι γενέθληςOd.4.232, cf. 13.130; σῆς ἐξ αἵματός εἰσι γενέθλης of thy race by blood, Il.19.111; γενέθλην by birth or origin, “ἦν δὲ γ. ἼκιοςCall.Aet.1.1.7; of horses, breed, stock, Il.5.270; “θηρῶν γ.h.Hom.27.10; “τῶν ἀλιθίων ἀπείρων [ἐστὶ] γενέθλαSimon.5.6.
2. offspring, h.Ap.136, S.El.129 (lyr.), 226 (lyr.), etc.
3. birth, “γενέθλας ἀρχάHymn.Is.36.
II. birthplace, “ὅθι ἀργύρου ἐστὶ γ.Il.2.857.
3. time of birth, “ἐκ γενέθληςD.P.1044.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Homer, Iliad, 19.111
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.270
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.857
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.232
    • Homer, Odyssey, 13.130
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 27 to Artemis, 10
    • Sophocles, Electra, 129
    • Sophocles, Electra, 226
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