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κῆδ-ος , Dor. κᾶδος , εος, τό, (κήδω) about, c.gen., τῶν ἄλλων οὐ κῆδος the others do not matter, Od.22.254.
b. esp. for the dead, funeral rites, mourning, “πατέρι δὲ γόον καὶ κήδεα λυγρὰ λεῖπ᾽Il.5.156, etc.; “θάνατος καὶ κ.4.270; κήδε᾽ ἐμῶν ἑτάρων mourning for them, 22.272; “κ. στονόενταArchil.9, cf. A.Ch.469 (lyr.), Plu.Sol.12, etc.: sg., “κᾶδος φθιμένου θήκασθαιPi.P.4.112, cf. N.1.54; ἅμα κήδεϊ when there is a death in the family, Hdt.2.36; ἐς τὸ κ. ἰέναι to attend the funeral, Id.6.58, cf. SIG1218.18 (Iulis, v B.C.); “ἐπὶ τὸ κ. ἀφικέσθαιIsoc.19.31; “θυραῖον κ. ἐς τάφον φέρεινE.Alc.828; “ὅταν οἰκεῖον . . κ. γένηταιPl.R.605d; εἰς τὰ κήδη . . οἱ συγγενεῖς ἀπαντῶσι attend at funerals, Arist.EN1165a20.
3. object of care, Ἰλίῳ κ. ὀρθώνυμον, of Helen, with a play on signf. 11, A.Ag.699 (lyr.).
II. connexion by marriage, Hdt.7.189; “κ. ἐγγενέςA.Supp.331; κ. Ἀδράστου λαβών, i.e. having married his daughter, E.Ph.77, cf. S.OC379; “κατ᾽ ἐπιγαμίαν τῷ ἀσκητῇ κ. συνάπτεινPh.1.553; τὸ κ. ξυνάψασθαι τῆς θυγατρός contract the marriage for one's own daughter, Th.2.29; so some wrongly explain Il.13.464, cf. 15.245, 16.516 (v.supr.1.2a).
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