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γυμνός, ή, όν, naked, unclad, γ. περ ἐών Od.6.136, etc.; τὰ γ. Thphr.Char.4.4: Comp., Ἴρου γυμνότερος Procop.Gaz.Ep.122; γυμνὸν στάδιον, opp. ὁπλιτοδρόμος, Pi.P.11.49.

2. unarmed, οὐδ' ὑπέμεινε Πάτροκλον, γυμνόν περ ἐόντ' ἐν δηϊοτῆτι Il.16.815, etc.; γυμνὰ τὰ νῶτα παρέχειν Plu.Fab.11; τὰ γυμνά parts not covered by armour, exposed parts, Th.3.23, X.HG4.4.12; esp. right side (the left being covered by the shields), Th.5.10.71.

3. of things bare, γ. τόξον an uncoveredbow,i.e. taken out of the case, Od.11.607; γ.ὀϊστός 21.417; γ. μάχαιραι Theoc.22.146; ξίφος A.R.1.1254; γ. τῇ κεφαλῇ Pl.Phdr.243b.

4. c.gen., stripped of a thing, κολεοῦ γ. φάσγανον Pi. N.1.52, cf. X.Ages.2.14; κᾶπος [δένδρων] γ. Pi.O.3.24; γ. ὀστράκων A.Fr.337; γ. προπομπῶν Id.Pers.1036 (lyr.); (but also γ. τῶν ἀριστείων ἄτερ S.Aj.464): in Prose, γ. ὅπλων Hdt.2.141 (v.l.); ἡ ψυχὴ γ. τοῦ σώματος Pl.Cra.403b, cf. R.577b, Grg.523d: Comp. ἀνδριάντων -ότερος D.Chr.34.3.

5. lightly clad, i.e. in the undergarment only, Hes.Op.391, Ar.Nu.498, Pl.R.474a, Luc.Herm.23; μικροῦ γ. ἐν τῷ χιτωνίσκῳ D.21.216; of horses, without harness, Arr. Cyn.24.3.

6. of facts, naked, bald, γυμνῶν τῶν πραγμάτων θεωρουμένων D.S.1.76; γ. τὸ ἔργον διηγήσασθαι Luc.Tox.42; γυμνοτέροις χρήσασθαι τοῖς ὀνόμασιν Ph.1.5; γ. χρῆσθαι τῇ μιμήσει Demetr.Eloc. 112. Adv. -ῶς baldly, Sch.A.Pers.740.

7. destitute, PSI6.605.4(iii B.C.), etc.

8. bare, mere, κόκκος 1 Ep.Cor.15.37.

9. beardless, A.R.2.707.

10. scalped, Archil.161.

11. γυμνή: ἄνηβος, Hsch.

12. prov. of impossibilities, γυμνῷ φυλακὴν ἐπιτάττεις Pherecr.144, Philem.12. (Akin to Skt. nagnás, Lat. nādus, etc.; cf. λυγνός.)