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κοῦφος 1

I.light, nimble, Trag.; used by Hom. only in neut. pl. as. adv. κοῦφα προβιβάς stepping lightly on, Il.:—metaph., κουφότεραι φρένες too buoyant, Pind.
2.metaph. also light, easy, Aesch., Xen.
3.empty, unsubstantial, vain, Soph., Thuc.
4.light in point of weight, opp. to βαρύς, Plat., etc.; κούφα σοι χθὼν ἐπάνωθε πέσοι may earth lie lightly on thee, sit tibi terra levis, Eur.; of soldiers, ὡπλισμένοι κουφοτέροις ὅπλοις Xen.
II.adv. -φως, lightly, nimbly, Aesch.; κ. ἐσκευασμένοι, of soldiers, Thuc., Xen.
2.metaph. lightly, with light heart, κουφότερόν μετεφώνεε Od.; κούφως φέρειν to bear lightly, Eur.; ὡς κουφότατα φέρειν Hdt.
3.lightly, with ease, Aesch.

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