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Headword: *duokaideka/th
Adler number: delta,1580
Translated headword: twelfth
Vetting Status: high
[*duokaideka/th] and duokaide/katos [sc. are attested], but [sc. so too are] duwdeka/th and [for "twelve"] duw/deka.
Greek Original:
*duokaideka/th kai\ *duokaide/katos, *duwdeka/th de\ kai\ *duw/deka.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras and, according to Adler, comparable ones in the Ambrosian Lexicon (1104-5).
One of the grammatical entries found throughout the Suda which illustrate variant spellings: in this instance the rare (mostly Hippocratic) duokai-, here in the feminine nominative singular and the masculine nominative singular, and the commonplace duw- (for which see also delta 1582).
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; mathematics; medicine
Translated by: Stefano Sanfilippo on 7 March 2005@01:51:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (restored vetting status after retranslation) on 7 March 2005@03:16:51.
David Whitehead (internal rearrangement; more keywords) on 19 July 2012@04:42:13.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 5 March 2015@00:34:59.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticules) on 27 September 2016@01:20:50.


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