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Headword: *sardai=os
Adler number: sigma,125
Translated headword: Sardian
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning someone] from the city of Sardeis. Also [sc. attested is] Sardeis [itself], a city.
[Also spelled] Sardies.
Greek Original:
*sardai=os: a)po\ po/lews *sa/rdewn. kai\ *sa/rdeis, po/lis. ai( *sa/rdies.
Sardeis/Sardis was the ancient capital of Lydia; present-day Sart, in western Turkey. Capital of the kingdom of Kroisos/Croesus (kappa 2497, kappa 2498, kappa 2499, kappa 2500).
The headword is adjectival. Alternative spellings of the city name are given, the second in Ionic dialect. The Greek spelling was most commonly Sardeis, the Latin form Sardis or Sardes.
See also sigma 128.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography
Translated by: Nicholas Fincher on 30 July 2003@04:48:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented x-refs; cosmetics) on 30 July 2003@05:04:13.
David Whitehead on 25 July 2011@10:48:04.
David Whitehead on 22 December 2013@05:59:48.


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