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Headword: Νικαίην
Adler number: nu,382
Translated headword: victoriousness
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] victory.[1]
And it is [sc. a formation] similar to σελήνη , [sc. the equivalent variant of which is] σεληναία , and similar instances.[2]
Greek Original:
Νικαίην: νίκην. καί ἐστιν ὅμοιον τῷ σελήνη, σεληναία καὶ τοῖς ὁμοίοις.
Notes:
[1] Likewise in other lexica; references at Photius nu220 Theodoridis. The (rare) Ionic-dialect headword is in the accusative case, evidently quoted from somewhere but not independently attested.
[2] cf. sigma 205.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 September 2009@05:20:25.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 17 September 2009@19:47:32.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 18 September 2009@02:51:51.
David Whitehead on 9 June 2013@08:11:11.

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