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γνήσι-ος , α, ον, (γένος)
A.belonging to the race, i. e. lawfully begotten, born in wedlock, “νόθον καὶ γνήσιονIl.11.102, cf. Od.14.202, Hdt.3.2, Leg.Gort.10.41, Ar.Av.1665, And.1.127, D.44.49, etc.; “παίδων ἐπ᾽ ἀρότῳ γνησίωνMen.Pk.435; “ἀδελφόςAr.Av.1659; “νόθος . . γνησίοις ἴσως σθένειS.Fr.87; “φρονοῦντα γνήσιαE.Hipp.309; “γ. φρόνημαS.Fr. 307.
2. generally, genuine, legitimate, “φίλοςPhoc.2 A; γ. γυναῖκες lawful wives, opp. παλλακίδες, X.Cyr.4.3.1; “πολῖταιArist.Pol.1278a30, cf. 1319b9; γ. τῆς Ἑλλάδος true Greeks, D.9.30; “ἀκουστήςD.H. Isoc.18 (Sup.); μήτηρ τῶν ἐρωτικῶν λόγων, of Aphrodite, Luc.Am.19; γ. ἀρεταί real, unfeigned virtues, Pi.O.2.11; γ. ὕμνοι inspired song, B.8.83; of fevers, γ. τριταῖος a genuine tertian, Hp.Prog.24; γ. ὄξος genuine vinegar, Eub.65; of writings, genuine, Gal.15.748, Harp. s.v. Ἀλκιβιάδης. Adv. -ίως genuinely, truly, E.Alc.678, Lys. 2.76, D.Ep. 3.32, etc.; γ. φέρειν bear nobly, Antiph.281, Men.205; lawfully, “τοῖς γ. συμβιώσασινPhld.Piet.93.
II. γνήσια, τά, charges on land, “γ. δημόσιαPAmh.86.15 (i A. D.), cf. PLond.3.1157.4 (ii A. D.).
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    • Andocides, On the Mysteries, 127
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 1659
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 1665
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 8.83
    • Demosthenes, Philippic 3, 30
    • Demosthenes, Against Leochares, 49
    • Euripides, Alcestis, 678
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 309
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.2
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.102
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    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 4.3.1
    • Demosthenes, Letters, 3.32
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 307
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    • Hippocrates, Prognosticon, 24
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Isocrate, 18
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