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Headword: Θηκτόν
Adler number: theta,330
Translated headword: whetted
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning having been] sharpened.[1] "Placing the whetted sword on the shield, she said, gnashing her sharp teeth [...]."[2]
Greek Original:
Θηκτόν: ἠκονημένον. θηκτὸν δ' ἐν προβόλῳ θεμένα ξίφος εἶπεν ὀδόντα ὀξὺν ἐπιβρύκουσα.
Notes:
[1] The headword is a verbal adjective from θήγω (theta 325), masculine accusative singular or neuter nominative/accusative singular; neuter accusative if, as is likely, it is extracted from the quotation given.
[2] Greek Anthology 7.433.3-4 (Tymneus: Spartan mother kills cowardly son); cf. beta 572.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; military affairs; poetry; science and technology; trade and manufacture; women
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 22 February 2008@17:13:37.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation, added notes and keywords, set status) on 22 February 2008@22:28:41.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; another keyword; cosmetics) on 24 February 2008@04:06:16.
David Whitehead on 3 January 2013@06:13:19.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 25 November 2018@23:36:11.

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