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Headword: *th=s
Adler number: tau,536
Translated headword: of the
Vetting Status: high
Meaning "of this."[1] But it is not an article.[2] Homer [writes]: "never to mount the bed."[3] Meaning "this" [bed]. And in [the] Odyssey: "because of the virtue."[4] Meaning "this" [virtue].
Greek Original:
*th=s: a)nti\ tou= tau/ths. ou)k e)/sti de\ a)/rqron. *(/omhros: mh/pote th=s eu)nh=s e)pibh/menai. a)nti\ tou= tau/ths. kai\ e)n *)odussei/a|: ei(/neka th=s a)reth=s. a)nti\ tou= tau/ths.
[1] Feminine genitive singular.
[2] From scholia to the Homeric verses about to be quoted. The pronoun/adjective o(, h(, to/ was originally a demonstrative, as in the epic dialect. It later became reduced to the function of a definite article.
[3] Homer, Iliad 9.133 (web address 1).
[4] Homer, Odyssey 2.206 (web address 2).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 November 2000@15:01:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 1 September 2002@07:37:20.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 1 May 2011@06:33:33.
Catharine Roth (added links) on 1 May 2011@22:45:07.
David Whitehead on 14 August 2011@06:19:19.
Catharine Roth (tweaked punctuation) on 18 August 2011@22:26:17.


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