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Headword: *triakontou/ths
Adler number: tau,941
Translated headword: thirty-year
Vetting Status: high
[sc. An adjective] accented on the penultimate syllable. It is common of [= to] both the genders. And the plural [is] triakontou/teis. And in Thucydides 'thirty-year peace-terms' are mentioned.[1] And Aristophanes [sc. also uses the word].[2]
Greek Original:
*triakontou/ths: parocutonei=tai. koino\n de/ e)stin a)mfote/rwn tw=n genw=n. kai\ ta\ plh/qh triakontou/teis. kai\ para\ *qoukudi/dh| triakontou/teis spondai\ ei)/rhntai. kai\ *)aristofa/nhs.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius tau436 Theodoridis.
cf. generally tau 939.
[1] Adler cites Thuc. 1.23.4. Add 1.115.1, 2.2.1, 5.14.4. This phrase illustrates the use of the adjective with a feminine noun.
[2] Adler cites Aristophanes, Knights 1388-89. In fact, both there and already in Acharnians 251-2, he uses the variant form triakontou=tis (in the accusative plural triakontou/tidas).
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 May 2011@07:58:11.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 23 May 2011@00:50:25.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 23 May 2011@04:28:53.
David Whitehead on 15 August 2011@06:18:11.
David Whitehead on 15 January 2014@05:23:44.
Catharine Roth (expanded notes) on 23 January 2014@18:11:53.


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