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Headword: *th/na
Adler number: tau,511
Translated headword: that, that one
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[th/na means the same as] e)kei=na.[1] Theocritus [writes]: "sweet [is] the whispered music and that pine tree, goatherd."[2]
Greek Original:
*th/na: e)kei=na. *qeo/kritos: a(du/ ti to\ yiqu/risma kai\ a( pi/tus, ai)po/le, th/na.
Notes:
The entry, Adler reports, is lacking in mss AF (but a marginal addition in A).
[1] The headword th/na is the Doric equivalent of Attic-Ionic e)kei/nh (feminine nominative singular), not of e)kei=na (neuter nominative/accusative plural). This demonstrative occurs in Delphian, Heraclean, Argolic (Aegina), Megarian, as well as in Sicilian Doric writers (Buck 101). See LSJ entry at web address 1 below.
[2] Theocritus, Idylls 1.1 (web address 2); see also alpha 536, alpha 3220, psi 98.
Reference:
Carl Darling Buck, The Greek Dialects (Chicago 1955) 101
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 12 November 2000@23:32:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 1 September 2002@07:30:11.
David Whitehead (another note; cosmetics) on 1 May 2011@06:13:43.
Catharine Roth (added link) on 1 May 2011@12:19:44.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 14 August 2011@05:57:15.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 15 August 2013@00:42:27.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 12 January 2014@09:02:06.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 29 April 2015@00:20:04.

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