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Second declension Noun; Neuter Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἀκροθίνιον

Structure: ἀκροθινι (Stem) + ον (Ending)

Etym.: a)/kros, qi/s


  1. the topmost part of a heap, the choice part
  2. firstfruits of the field


Second declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • ᾤχετο δὲ πρὸσ θεόν, κτέαν’ ἄγων Τρωί̈αθεν ἀκροθινίων· (Pindar, Odes, nemean odes, nemean 7 11:3)
  • "σκύλων δὲ Πυθοῖ καὶ ἀκροθινίων καὶ τροπαίων ἀναθέσεισ ἆρ’, οὐ συμμαρτυροῦσιν ὅτι τῆσ εἰσ τὸ νικᾶν καὶ κρατεῖν δυνάμεωσ τῷ θεῷ τούτῳ πλεῖστον μέτεστιν; (Plutarch, Quaestiones Convivales, book 8, 10:13)
  • τὴν δ’ αἰτίαν ἀποδιδόασι τῆσ ἀτυχίασ οἱ μὲν ὅτι κατὰ τὸ τῆσ Ἀρτέμιδοσ ἱερὸν διὰ τῶν ἀνατιθεμένων ἀκροθινίων ἐκ τῶν κυνηγίων προῃρεῖτο τὸν γάμον κατεργάσασθαι τῆσ Ἀρτέμιδοσ, οἱ δ’ ὅτι τῆσ Ἀρτέμιδοσ αὑτὸν πρωτεύειν ταῖσ κυνηγίαισ ἀπεφήνατο. (Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca Historica, book 4, chapter 81 4:1)
  • Θεωρεῖτε δὲ πηλίκοσ οὗτοσ ᾧ δεκάτην Ἀβραὰμ ἔδωκεν ἐκ τῶν ἀκροθινίων ὁ πατριάρχησ. (PROS EBRAIOUS, chapter 7 5:1)
  • ἀνάκειται δ’ ἐν πόλει συχνὰ τῶν ἀκροθινίων, ἃ ἔλαβον καταναυμαχοῦντεσ ἀεὶ τοὺσ ἀμφισβητοῦντασ τῆσ θαλάττησ ἀδίκωσ. (Strabo, Geography, book 4, chapter 1 10:13)


Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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