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Headword: Τεχνύδριον: Τεχνύδρια
Adler number: tau,448
Translated headword: minor art, petty art
Vetting Status: high
One uses the term τεχνύδρια [1] as a diminutive, just like λογύδρια .[2]
Greek Original:
Τεχνύδριον: Τεχνύδρια λέγεται ὑποκοριστικῶς, ὥσπερ λογύδρια.
The headword is first attested, in the plural, in Plato, Republic 5.475E (a passage noted by both Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 10.452C-D [10.76 Kaibel], and Clement of Alexandria): τοὺς τῶν τεχνυδρίων φιλοσόφους φήσομεν; (web address 1). Also in upsilon 166.
[1] The entry shifts from the singular headword (unglossed) to this plural.
[2] See ps.-Zonaras s.v. λογύδριον .
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 18 August 2007@09:42:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another note; tweaks and cosmetics) on 19 August 2007@07:36:10.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 1 May 2011@05:45:39.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note) on 14 August 2011@05:28:36.
David Whitehead on 12 January 2014@06:49:10.
David Whitehead (expanded a ref) on 15 January 2015@08:12:57.


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