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κωφός 1 κόπτω

I.radical sense, blunt, dull, obtuse, κωφὸν βέλος the blunt, dull shaft, opp. to ὀξύ, Il.
1.dumb, mute, κύματι κωφῷ with dumb wave, before it breaks, id=Il.; κωφὴν γαῖαν ἀεικίζει dishonours the dumb, senseless earth, id=Il.; τὰ μὲν ἄλλα ἔσκε κωφά the other parts of the ground sounded dull, opp. to the ringing of the hollow parts, Hdt.; κ. λιμήν, prob. the bay of Munychia, as opp. to the noisy Peiraeus, Xen.
2.after Hom., of men, dumb, Orac. ap. Hdt.: deaf and dumb, id=Hdt.
3.deaf, Lat. surdus, Hhymn., Aesch., etc.
4.of the mind, dull, stupid, Lat. fatuus, Soph.; also senseless, unmeaning, κ. καὶ παλαί᾽ ἔπη id=Soph.

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