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Headword: *triaxqh=nai
Adler number: tau,944
Translated headword: to have been tripled
Vetting Status: high
Wrestling-school folk say 'to have been tripled' meaning to have fallen three times, or to have competed and been beaten three times in the one-lap race, the two-lap race, [and] the long course. So [says] Thugenides in Jurymen.[1]
Greek Original:
*triaxqh=nai le/gousin oi( palaistrikoi\ a)nti\ tou= tri\s pesei=n, h)\ to\ tri\s stoxa/santa nikhqh=nai, sta/dion, di/aulon, dolixo/n. ou(/tw *qougeni/dhs e)n *dikastai=s.
Same entry in Photius; similar ones elsewhere. The headword itself is aorist passive infinitive of tria/zw, on which see generally LSJ s.v.
[1] Thugenides fr. 1 Kock (2 K.-A.).
Keywords: athletics; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 May 2011@08:06:45.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 23 May 2011@00:52:57.
David Whitehead (typo) on 23 May 2011@04:29:46.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 15 August 2011@06:26:41.
David Whitehead on 15 August 2011@06:26:56.
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