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τρι^τ-αῖος , α, ον,
A.on the third day, used with Verbs so as to agree with the subject, “τριταῖοι ἐγένοντο ἐν τῇ ἈττικῇHdt.6.120, cf. Hp.Aph.4.36, Th.1.61, 3.3, etc.; “τ. ἄνεμοςwhich will blow in three days, Pi.N.7.17; “τριταίαν καρύσσουσιν θυσίανE.El.171 (lyr.); τ. ἐκφορά a funeral three days after death, Pl.Lg.959a; “ἐσβεβληκὼς . . τ. ἐς Μηλιέαςthree days before, Hdt.7.196, cf. Plb.15.33.11.
II. three days old,ἰχθύδια τ.Ar.Fr.387.9; “ᾠὰ τ. ὄνταArist.PA665a35; “φίλος τ.of three days' standing, Theoc.29.18; ἐπεὰν τ. γένωνται after being three days dead, Hdt.2.89.
2. τριταῖος (sc. πυρετός), , tertian fever or ague, Hp.Aph.3.21, Nat.Hom.15, Pl.Ti.86a; “ ἀκριβὴς τ.Gal.18(2).246; “οἱ τ. πυρετοίId.15.755; “τ. ῥῖγοςPOxy.1151.37 (v A. D.).
III. of days, third, τ. φέγγος, ἡμέρα, E.Hec.32, Hipp.275; “ἐς τὴν τριταίηνHp.Coac.225.
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    • Euripides, Electra, 171
    • Euripides, Hecuba, 32
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 275
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.89
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.120
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.196
    • Plato, Laws, 959a
    • Plato, Timaeus, 86a
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.61
    • Polybius, Histories, 15.33.11
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 3.21
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 4.36
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.3
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