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Headword: *tumboge/rontes
Adler number: tau,1160
Translated headword: one-foot-in-the-gravers
Vetting Status: high
[The] fifth age of old men, as Theophrastus also [says].[1] [When they are] bent and mentally deteriorated.
Greek Original:
*tumboge/rontes: pe/mpth h(liki/a gero/ntwn, w(s kai\ *qeo/frastos. paraplh=ges kai\ th=| dianoi/a| parhllagme/noi.
Same entry in Photius, Lexicon tau546 Theodoridis (and, post-Suda, Etymologicum Magnum 771.41); similar one elsewhere. For the headword itself, see already tau 1157 (singular).
[1] Not in any extant work; rather, Theophrastus fr. 464 Fortenbaugh.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; medicine; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 November 2010@08:10:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, set status) on 8 November 2010@01:45:00.
David Whitehead (expanded notes) on 8 November 2010@03:30:09.
David Whitehead on 16 January 2014@06:13:23.
David Whitehead on 29 May 2016@08:01:27.


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