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Headword: *trigoni/a
Adler number: tau,964
Translated headword: trigeneration
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the third generation.
"Having inherited it like anything else from his father, [the child] passed the [empress's] hatred on to the trigeneration."[1]
Greek Original:
*trigoni/a: h( tri/th genea/. diadeca/menos w(/sper a)/llo ti tou= patro\s e)s trigoni/an pare/pempe to\ e)/xqos.
The headword, a feminine noun in the nominative singular, occurs in the accusative singular in the quotation given (but see further, next note).
[1] An approximation of Procopius, Secret History 15.4 (on Theodora's capacity to bear any grudge down the generations), which actually has the form trige/neian.
Keywords: biography; children; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 February 2014@01:21:20.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 9 February 2014@01:45:31.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics; raised status) on 9 February 2014@04:55:43.


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