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Headword: *tri/llh
Adler number: tau,987
Translated headword: trille
Vetting Status: high
What does [this word] mean? For in the Horse-medicine of Simon the Athenian it is written, concerning the recognition of veins, that there are also two veins [issuing] from the trille.
Greek Original:
*tri/llh: ti/ shmai/nei; ge/graptai ga\r e)n tw=| tou= *)aqhnai/ou *si/mwnos *(ippoi+atrikw=| peri\ gnwrisma/twn flebw=n, o(/ti kai\ a)po\ th=s tri/llhs ei)si\ fle/bes du/o.
Entry lacking, Adler reports, in mss AF.
This word, still as mysterious to LSJ (Suppl.) as it was to the lexicographer, is attested only here and in another veterinary treatise.
Simon's work is mentioned at the opening of Xenophon's On Horsemanship.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; medicine; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 19 May 2011@06:41:52.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 20 May 2011@01:03:43.
David Whitehead (typo; another note) on 20 May 2011@03:48:41.
David Whitehead on 15 August 2011@07:32:24.
David Whitehead on 15 January 2014@06:21:22.
David Whitehead on 29 May 2016@05:46:30.


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