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Particularly: “The LSJ cites θῆσαι(thêsai), apparently the second-person singular present indicative mediopassive form of θάω(tháō, I suck).”

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θηλή (thēlḗf (genitive θηλῆς); first declension

  1. a teat, a nipple
  2. the head of a pole
    • PLond. 3.1164.h.9

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek θηλή(thēlḗ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [θiˈli]
  • Hyphenation: θη‧λή

NounEdit

θηλή (thilíf (plural θηλές)

  1. (anatomy) nipple, teat
  2. teat

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