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Headword: Θυμηδία
Adler number: theta,559
Translated headword: joy
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] delight, enjoyment, gladness.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] θυμηδούμενοι ["they deriving joy"].[2] "Deriving joy from pan-pipes and auloi, they were [inclined] to joys with boys and women."[3]
Greek Original:
Θυμηδία: τέρψις, τρυφή, εὐφρασία. καὶ Θυμηδούμενοι. οἱ δὲ ὑπὸ συρίγγων καὶ αὐλῶν θυμηδούμενοι μετὰ παίδων καὶ γυναικῶν πρὸς θυμηδίας ἦσαν.
Notes:
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica; see the references at Photius theta260 Theodoridis. The headword is not in LSJ, but see Lampe s.v.
[2] Present middle participle of θυμηδέω , masculine nominative plural; presumably from the quotation which follows.
[3] Quotation -- corrupt, in Bernhardy's opinion -- unidentifiable. (Adler tentatively attributed it to Aelian.)
Keywords: children; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; meter and music; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 October 2007@00:47:42.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented n.2 and keywords) on 28 October 2007@06:36:26.
David Whitehead on 7 January 2013@05:48:56.

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