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Headword: *trina/kria
Adler number: tau,993
Translated headword: Trinakria, Trinacria
Vetting Status: high
Name of a place.
The present island of Sicily.[1]
Greek Original:
*trina/kria: o)/noma to/pou. h( nu=n nh=sos *sikeli/as.
Thucydides 6.2.2, etc. Stephanus of Byzantium s.v. makes the etymology explicit: having three headlands. See further theta 479 and the note there.
[1] Addendum lacking, Adler reports, in mss AF.
Keywords: chronology; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 November 2001@06:56:30.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 6 November 2002@17:24:28.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 18 June 2004@10:14:05.
David Whitehead (another note) on 6 May 2005@03:17:52.
David Whitehead on 15 August 2011@07:36:46.
David Whitehead on 15 January 2014@06:40:00.


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