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τα^πεινός , ή, όν,
1. of Place, low-lying, “χώρηHdt.4.191, cf. Arist.Mete.352b32 (Comp.); “νῆσοςD.S.3.21; ταπεινὰ νέμεσθαι to live in low regions, Pi.N.3.82; “τ. ἕζεσθαιE.Or.1411 (lyr.); “ μαῖα καθεζέσθω -οτέραSor.1.70a, cf. 2.61; of stature or size, low, “ὀστᾶX. Eq.1.4; τροχοί ib.10.6; of position in the body, “τὰ τ. τοῦ θώρακοςGal.15.531; of a river, low, opp. μέγας, Plb.9.43.3; of stars, low, i.e. near the horizon, Cleom.1.5, al.; but also, near the earth, Id.2.5; of the sun, opp. ὑψηλός, Diog.Oen.8; λοξὸς καὶ τ. Gal.15.87.
3. of the spirits, downcast, dejected, “διάνοιαTh.2.61; “τ. καὶ ἔρημοι συνεκάθηντοX.HG2.4.23, cf. 6.4.16.
4. in moral sense, either bad, mean, base, abject, “τ. καὶ ἀνελεύθεροςPl.Lg.791d, cf. X.Mem.3.10.5, Isoc.2.34, etc.; or good, lowly, humble, Pl.Lg. 716a, X.Cyr.5.1.5, freq. in NT, Ev.Matt.11.29, 2 Ep.Cor.7.6, al.
5. of things, mean, low, poor, “τ. καὶ ἄπορος δίαιταPl.Lg.762e, cf. Phld. Oec.p.48 J.: Sup., “-οτάτη περίστασιςId.Vit.p.26 J.; θεωρία -οτέρα, opp. τιμιωτέρα, Arist.PA639a1; of style, low, poor, τ. λέξις, opp. κεκοσμημένη, Id.Rh.1404b6. Adv., -νῶς λέγειν in a submissive manner, ib.1408a19.
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