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Headword: *triaka/s
Adler number: tau,938
Translated headword: thirtieth
Vetting Status: high
The thirtieth day after a death was held for the dead and was referred to as [the] thirtieth. Hyperides shows [this], calling the the day both "thirtieth" in the singular and "thirtieths" in the plural.[1]
Greek Original:
*triaka/s: toi=s teteleuthko/sin h)/geto h( triakosth\ h(me/ra dia\ qana/tou kai\ e)le/geto triaka/s. *(uperi/dhs dhloi=, e(nikw=s te kai\ plhquntikw=s triaka/da kai\ triaka/das th\n h(me/ran kalw=n.
Abridged from Harpokration (and Photius) s.v.
For the Ionic dialect form of this noun, see tau 972.
[1] Hyperides fr.110 Jensen.
Robert Garland, The Greek Way of Death (London 1985) 38-41, with 146
Keywords: chronology; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 December 2000@07:58:04.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, set status) on 8 November 2004@00:18:26.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 8 November 2004@03:48:21.
David Whitehead (added bibliog; tweaks) on 14 July 2011@05:09:30.
David Whitehead on 14 July 2011@05:09:42.
David Whitehead on 15 January 2014@05:19:44.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 2 October 2022@23:16:47.


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