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νεα?νισκ-ος , Ion. νεην- , , (νεάν)
A.youth, young man, IG12.374.162, al., Hdt.4.72, 112, Pl.Smp.211d, Arist. Pol.1303b21, Anon.Hist.(FGrH160) p.887 J., etc.; ν. τὸ εἶδος (nisi leg. νεανικός) X.HG3.3.5; in Hdt.3.53 the same youth is called both νεηνίης and νεηνίσκος; but in Antipho 3.4.6 and 8 the same person is called ν. and μειράκιον, and the eldest son of Socrates is called “νεανίσκοςX.Mem.2.2.1, but “μειράκιονPl.Ap.34d; “ἔν τε παισὶ καὶ ν. καὶ ἐν ἀνδράσιId.R.413e; “παῖς εἴκοσι ἔτεα, νεηνίσκος εἴκοσι, νεηνίης εἴκοσι, γέρων εἴκοσιPythag. ap. D.L.8.10, cf. Hp.Hebd.5: more freq. than νεανίας in later Gr., Wilcken Chr.30i4 (iii/ii B.C.), Plb.1.36.12, Ev.Matt.19.20, etc.
2. ἐμὸς ν. my young man, i.e. servant, Luc. Alex.53; perh. also, PCair.Zen.18.6 (iii B.C.), Ev.Marc.14.51: pl., dub. sens., PCair.Zen.153 (iii B.C., written νενίσκοις).
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    • Antiphon, Second Tetralogy, 4.6
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.53
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.72
    • New Testament, Mark, 14.51
    • New Testament, Matthew, 19.20
    • Plato, Republic, 413e
    • Plato, Apology, 34d
    • Plato, Symposium, 211d
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 3.3.5
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 2.2.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.36.12
    • Lucian, Alexander, 53
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