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δέκα^τος (Arc. δέκοτος IG5(2).282 (Mantinea, v B.C.), also Aeol. in Epigr.Gr.988.5 (Balbilla)), η, ον: (δέκα):—
A.tenth,ἨώςIl.6.175, etc.; as a round number, Od.16.18, etc.
II. δεκάτη (sc. μερίς), , tenth part, tithe,τᾶς δεκάτας δεκάτανSimon.141.4, cf. Hdt.2.135, etc.; “τῇ θεῷ τὰς δ. ἐξαιρεθῆναιLys.20.24; τὰ ἐκ τῆς δ. the produce of the tenth, IG12.91, cf. Tab.Defix.99.14: esp. as a customs-duty, D.20.60; “δεκάτη μόσχωνPTeb.307.8 (iii A.D.).
2. δεκάτη (sc. ἡμέρα), , the tenth day, Od.9.83, al.
3. festival on the tenth day after birth, when the child has a name given it, τὴν δ. θύειν to give a naming-day feast, Ar.Av.922, cf. 494; “δ. ὑπέρ τινος ἑστιᾶσαιD.40.28, cf. 39.22.
5. δέκατον, τό, tenth part, LXX Le.23.13,17 (pl.).
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