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δᾳδίον

Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1
Full diacritics: δᾳδίον Medium diacritics: δᾳδίον Low diacritics: δαδίον Capitals: ΔΑΔΙΟΝ
Transliteration A: dāidíon Transliteration B: dadion Transliteration C: dadion Beta Code: da|di/on

English (LSJ)

τό, Dim. of δαΐς, δᾴς,

   A splinter of pine wood, Dsc.1.69,2.73; little torch, Iamb.Protr.21.ισ', Procop.Goth.2.20, Poll.10.111; used of firewood, Ar.Eq.921.    2 dilator (cf. δαΐς 4), Hp.Mul.1.13,2.133.

German (Pape)

[Seite 513] τό, dim. von δᾴς, kleine Fackel, Luc. Necyom. 7 u. Sp.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

δᾳδίον: τὸ, ὑποκορ. τοῦ δαΐς, δᾴς, μικρὰ δᾴς, μικρὰ λαμπάς, Πολυδ. Ι’, 111, Λουκ. Νεκυομ. 7· ἐν χρήσει ἐπὶ καυσίμων ξύλων, Ἀριστοφ. Ἱππ. 921. 2) ῥητινῶδ ές τι ἐπίθεμα, Ἱππ. 597. 17, κτλ.

French (Bailly abrégé)

c. δᾴδιον.

Spanish (DGE)

-ου, τό

• Alolema(s): δᾴδιον Sophr.4.9; δαίδιον Hp.Mul.1.13, 2.133
1 cirug. palillo, bastoncito de madera como instrumento quirúrgico ἀναστομῶσαι (τὰς ὑστέρας) τοῖσι δαιδίοισι Hp.Mul.1.13, cf. 2.133.
2 astilla, leño, tea ἔχε καὶ τὸ δᾴδιον καὶ τὸν λιβανωτόν Sophr.l.c., σχίδακας δᾳδίων ἰσχνάς Dsc.2.73, cf. 1.69, Poll.10.111, δᾳδίοις ... καυθεῖσιν Procop.Goth.2.20.24, cf. Hp.Vlc.17, καθαρτικόν Iambl.Protr.21.
3 como decoración pequeña antorcha δ. χαλκοῦν ἐπὶ βάσεως ID 1417A.1.80 (II a.C.).

Greek Monotonic

δᾳδίον: τό, υποκορ. του δαΐς, δᾴς, χρησιμ. για τα καυσόξυλα, δαδί, μικρή λαμπάδα, σε Αριστοφ.

Dutch (Woordenboekgrieks.nl)

δᾳδίον -ου, τό, demin. van δᾴς, houtsplinter (van dennenhout); uitbr. brandhout.

Middle Liddell

[Dim. of δαΐς, δάις]
used of firewood, Ar.