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τέμαχος

Third declension Noun; Neuter Transliteration:

Principal Part: τέμαχος τεμάχους

Structure: τεμαχο (Stem) + ς (Ending)

Etym.: te/mnw

Sense

  1. slice of fish
  2. slice of any food (meat, cheese)

Declension

Third 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.

Examples

  • ^ τῶν δὲ ὑποβρυχίων τὰ σελάχια πολλὰ καὶ ὅσα ὀστράκινα τὸ δέρμα καὶ τεμάχη Ποντικὰ τῶν ἐκ σαργάνησ καὶ κωπαΐδεσ καὶ ὄρνισ σύντροφοσ καὶ ἀλεκτρυὼν ἤδη ἀπῳδὸσ καὶ ἰχθὺσ ἦν παράσιτοσ· (Lucian, Lexiphanes, (no name) 6:4)
  • ὦ τερπνότατον σὺ τέμαχοσ ἀνθρώποισ φέρων, δόσ μοι προσειπεῖν, εἰ φέρεισ, τὰσ ἐγχέλεισ. (Aristotle, Acharnians, Episode15)
  • ἐμοὶ δὲ τεμάχη· (Aristotle, Acharnians, Episode 1:6)
  • πάντα γὰρ ἕξουσιν ἅπαντεσ, ἄρτουσ τεμάχη μάζασ χλαίνασ οἶνον στεφάνουσ ἐρεβίνθουσ. (Aristotle, Ecclesiazusae, Agon, epirrheme 1:4)
  • ὡσ αἱ τράπεζαί γ’ εἰσὶν ἐπινενησμέναι ἀγαθῶν ἁπάντων καὶ παρεσκευασμέναι, κλῖναί τε σισυρῶν καὶ δαπίδων νενασμέναι, κρατῆρα συγκιρνᾶσιν, αἱ μυροπώλιδεσ ἑστᾶσ’ ἐφεξῆσ, τὰ τεμάχη ῥιπίζεται, λαγῷ’ ἀναπηγνύασι, πόπανα πέττεται, στέφανοι πλέκονται, φρύγεται τραγήματα, χύτρασ ἔτνουσ ἕψουσιν αἱ νεώταται. (Aristotle, Ecclesiazusae, Episode 4:2)
  • νὴ Δί’ ἐξάγων γε τἀπόρρηθ’, ἅμ’ ἄρτον καὶ κρέασ καὶ τέμαχοσ, οὗ Περικλέησ οὐκ ἠξιώθη πώποτε. (Aristotle, Parodos, trochees30)
  • τουτὶ τέμαχόσ σοὔδωκεν ἡ Φοβεσιστράτη. (Aristotle, Episode25)
  • Ἀριστόδημοσ δ’ ἐν τοῖσ γελοίοισ ἀπομνημονεύμασιν Εὐφράνορά φησι τὸν ὀψοφάγον ἀκούσαντα ὅτι ἄλλοσ ἰχθυοφάγοσ ἀπέθανε θερμὸν ἰχθύοσ τέμαχοσ καταπιὼν ἀναφωνῆσαι · (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 8, book 8, chapter 351)
  • κἂν τέμαχοσ ἐκκλίνῃσ τι, καὶ τοῦτ’ ἐστὶ σὸν ἑώσ ἂν ἔνδον ὦμεν· (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 9, book 9, chapter 27 1:6)

Synonyms

  1. slice of fish

  2. slice of any food

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Source: Ancient Greek entries from Wiktionary

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