Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Theta Words One


 Theta Words One

θᾶκος ὁ seat chair θᾱκέω to sit take a seat but θάσσω is to sit but to sit idly lounge about?
θάλαμος inner chamber bedroom dwelling lair den θαλάμιος belonging to the chamber
θάλασσα the sea Attic θάλαττα
θάλλω bloom flourish shoot grow sell be rich abundant prosper
so Θάλεια the Muse of Comedy
θάμνος a bush or shrub
θαρσέω Attic θαρρέω be courageous confident positive note also verb θαρσύνω
θάρσος or θράσος Attic θάρρος τό courage boldness confidence
θάσος an island
θάσσων however is the COMPARATIVE form of ταχύς to be quicker faster swifter
θαῦμα wonder marvel surprise astonishment note also Ionic θῶμα Verb θαυμάζω
Note the similar Verbs θάομαι wonder at admire gaze upon look at see and θεάομαι
so θέᾱτρον a theatre is a place for viewing