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τυτθός , όν, Il.22.480, also ή, όν Call.Dian.64, A.R.3.93, 4.832 (cf. Hdn.Gr.1.145):—Ep. for (ςμικρός, which is rarer in Hom.,
A.little, small, young, in Hom. mostly of persons, τυτθὸν ἐοῦσαν Il.l.c.; τόν γ᾽ ἔθρεψε δόμοις ἔνι τυτθὸν ἐόντα while yet a little one, 11.223, cf. Od. 1.435, al.; “τυτθὸν ὄντ᾽ ἐν σπαργάνοιςA.Ag.1606; “αἱ μάλα τυτθαίCall. l.c.: of animals, “ἀπτῆνα, τυτθόνA.Fr.337; “τ. θηρίον ἐντὶ μέλισσαTheoc.19.5, etc.: of things, A.R.4.832, Maiist.29, etc.
II. τυτθόν as Adv., a little, a bit, esp. of Space, “ἀνεχάζετο τυτθὸν ὀπίσσωIl.5.443; “τ. ἀποπρὸ νεῶν7.334, cf. Od.9.540; “τ. ὑπεκπροθέωνIl.21.604, cf. 10.345; “τ. ἀπ᾽ ἀκροτάτης κορυφῆςHes.Th.62: of measure or degree, κοτύλην τις τ. ἐπέσχεν, so as to give only a sip, Il.22.494; τ. ἔτι ζώων with but little life yet in him, 19.335, cf. 16.302; “οὐδέ με τ. ἔτισεν1.354: of the voice, low, softly, gently,τυτθὸν φθεγξαμένη24.170.
III. pl. τυτθά, in Hom. only τυτθὰ διατμήξας cut small, Od.12.174; κεάσαιμι split small, ib.388. (Rare in Prose, Hp.l.c.: Thessalian word acc. to Sch.T Il.13.466.)
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