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ἁπλόος , η, ον, contr. ἁπλοῦς , , οῦν, opp. διπλόος
A.twofold, and so,
b. ἁπλαῖ (sc. κρηπῖδες), αἱ, single-soled shoes, Stratt.24, D.54.34.
b. of persons, or their words, thoughts, and acts, simple, open, frank,ἁπλᾶ γάρ ἐστι τῆς ἀληθείας ἔπηA.Fr.176; “. καὶ γενναῖοςPl.R.361b, etc.; “. τρόποιE.IA927; opp. δόλος, Ar.Pl.1158; “πρὸς τοὺς φίλους ὡς ἁπλούστατον εἶναιX. Mem.4.2.16.
c. simple-minded, κριτὴς ὑπόκειται εἶναι .Arist. Rh.1357a12, cf. HA608b4 (Comp.), Rh.1367a37; in bad sense, simple, silly, Isoc.2.46; “λίαν γὰρ ἁπλοῦν τὸ νομίζειν . .Arist.Mete.339b34.
III. simple, opp. compound or mixed, Pl.R.547e, etc.; opp. μεμιγμένος, κεκραμένος, Arist.Metaph.989b17, Sens.447a18; “. χρώματαId.Col.791a1; . ὀνόματα, opp. διπλᾶ, Id.Po.1457a31; also of nouns, without the article, A.D.Synt.98.17, al.; of the positive adjective, Plu.2.412e, etc.
b. . βιβλία rolls containing a single author, Id.Ant.58.
c. of precious metals, unalloyed, pure, SIG901.9 (Delph., iv A. D.), PCair.67041.
d. . ἐπίδεσμος, a kind of bandage, Hp.Off.7, etc.
2. absolute, sheer,ἀκρασίαArist.EN1149a2; “συμφοράLys.24.8, etc.
4. general, opp. ἀκριβής, Arist.Metaph.1025b7 (Comp.), cf. 1030a16.
IV. Adv. ἁπλῶς, v. sub voc.
V. Comp. and Sup. ἁπλούστερος, ἁπλούστατος, v. supr.; irreg. Sup. “ἁπλότατοςAP6.185 (Zos.). (Cf. δι-πλόος; ἁ- = sṃ; -πλόος perh. identical with πλοῦς 'voyage', cf. Serb. jedan put '(one journey, hence) once'; transition from 'once' to 'simple' as in Lett. vienkars^s 'simple' (cf. Lith. vienkart 'once').)
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