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First/Second declension Adjective; Transliteration:

Principal Part: τέγεος τέγεον

Structure: τεγε (Stem) + ος (Ending)

Etym.: te/gos


  1. at or near the roof


First/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.


  • αἶψα δὲ δώμαθ’ ἵκοντο διοτρεφέοσ Κελεοῖο, βὰν δὲ δι’ αἰθούσησ, ἔνθα σφίσι πότνια μήτηρ ἧστο παρὰ σταθμὸν τέγεοσ πύκα ποιητοῖο παῖδ’ ὑπὸ κόλπῳ ἔχουσα, νέον θάλοσ· (Anonymous, Homeric Hymns, 21:1)
  • ποῦ δὲ τὰ μητρὸσ αἴσχεα, πάνδημοὶ τ’ ἐργασίαι τέγεοσ; (Unknown, Greek Anthology, Volume IV, book 11, chapter 3633)
  • ἐκ τέγεοσ γὰρ ἀέλπτον ἔπειτ’ ὤλισθε πέσημα δύσμοροσ, ἐσ δ’ ἀίδην ἤλυθεν, ὡσ ἔλαχεν. (Unknown, Greek Anthology, Volume III, book 9, chapter 158 1:1)
  • ἐν δὲ Διωνύσου θηεύμενοσ ὤλετο μοῦνοσ, ὑψόθεν ἐκ τέγεοσ σὺν πλεόνεσσι πεσών, βαιὸν ἐπιζήσασ, ὅσον ἤρκεσε. (Unknown, Greek Anthology, Volume II, book 7, chapter 5793)
  • ἡ δ’ ὅτε δὴ μνηστῆρασ ἀφίκετο δῖα γυναικῶν, στῆ ῥα παρὰ σταθμὸν τέγεοσ πύκα ποιητοῖο, ἄντα παρειάων σχομένη λιπαρὰ κρήδεμνα· (Homer, Odyssey, Book 1 29:5)


  1. at or near the roof


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

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