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Headword: Θεώνειοι
Adler number: theta,211
Translated headword: Theonians, Theonites
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] those of[1] Theon.
Greek Original:
Θεώνειοι: οἱ τοῦ Θέωνος.
Notes:
This plural, attested only here (other lexica and grammars have the singular, but without comment), is presumably extracted from somewhere. See further, n.1.
[1] There is no basis for identifying this Theon (a very common name), and thus no means, either, of grasping the sense of this genitive: perhaps 'descendants' of; perhaps 'followers' of.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 19 February 2008@23:43:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (notes; more keywords) on 20 February 2008@04:25:49.
David Whitehead on 1 January 2013@06:06:42.

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