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Headword: *tummai=s
Adler number: tau,1163
Translated headword: [with] strikes
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning with] blows.[1] "And if anyone was found anywhere to have used an oath at all, he used to be hit with deliberate strikes".[2]
Greek Original:
*tummai=s: plhgai=s. kai\ ei)/ pou tis eu(reqei/h to\ o(pwsou=n o(/rkw| kexrhme/nos, tummai=s ou) tai=s tuxou/sais e)ba/lleto.
[1] The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is dative plural of the feminine noun tummh/, a rare variant of neuter tu/mma, related to the verb tu/ptw (tau 1182).
[2] Quotation unidentifiable. (Adler notes Valckenaer's attribution of it to Aelian.)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 August 2012@08:34:10.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, set status) on 24 August 2012@16:08:38.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 24 August 2012@16:13:06.
David Whitehead (tweaked hw and tr) on 25 August 2012@10:42:51.
David Whitehead on 16 January 2014@06:17:40.


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