θηλή

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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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Noun[edit]

θηλή (thēlḗf (genitive θηλῆς); first declension

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

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θηλή (thēlḗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

θηλή (thilíf (plural θηλές)

  1. (anatomy) nipple, teat
  2. teat

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