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Third declension Noun; Neuter Transliteration:

Principal Part: τρῖμμα τρῖμματος

Structure: τριμματ (Stem)

Etym.: tri/bw


  1. that which is rubbed, a practised knave


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.


  • λέγειν γενήσει τρῖμμα κρόταλον παιπάλη. (Aristophanes, Clouds, Prologue 7:35)
  • πυκνότατον κίναδοσ, σόφισμα κύρμα τρῖμμα παιπάλημ’ ὅλον. (Aristophanes, Birds, Choral, lyric15)
  • πότερον χλωρῷ τρίμματι βρέξασ ἢ τῆσ ἀγρίασ ἅλμησ πάσμασι σῶμα λιπάνασ πυρὶ παμφλέκτῳ παραδώσω; (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 8, book 8, chapter 27 3:3)
  • ἐχρῶντο δ’ οἱ ἀρχαῖοι καὶ πόματί τινι ἐξ ἀρωμάτων κατασκευαζομένῳ, ὃ ἐκάλουν τρίμμα. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, book 1, chapter 57 2:4)
  • "γαλεοὺσ καὶ βατίδασ ὅσα τε τῶν γενῶν ἐν ὀξυλιπάρῳ τρίμματι σκευάζεται. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 9, book 9, chapter 34 1:4)
  • ὤπτησα τὰ μέσα, τὴν δὲ λοιπὴν γρυμέαν ἕψω ποιήσασ τρῖμμα συκαμίνινον. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 7, book 7, chapter 41 1:2)
  • καὶ παράθεσ θερμὸν ταχέωσ καὶ τρίμμα μετ’ αὐτοῦ. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 7, book 7, chapter 129 1:4)

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

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