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851 PLACE

Place may be expressed by the secondary suffixes

1. ιο (nom. -ιο-ν, neut.): Διονύ_σιον (scil. ἱερόν) temple of Dionysus, Ἥραιον Heraeum.

Also -ε-ιο (nom. -εῖο-ν, neut.): from substantives in -εύ-ς and by extension in others; as χαλκε-ῖο-ν forge (χαλκ-εύ-ς coppersmith), Θησε-ῖον Thesēum (Θησεύ-ς), λογ-εῖο-ν place for speaking (λόγο-ς speech), μους-εῖο-ν seat of the Muses (μοῦσα muse), Ὀλυμπι-εῖο-ν Olympiēum (Ὀλύμπιο-ς Olympian Zeus).

2. τηρ-ιο (nom. -τήρ-ιο-ν, neut.): derived from substantives in -τήρ (or -τής); as ἀκροα_τήρ-ιο-ν auditorium (ἀκροα_τήρ or ἀκροα_τής hearer), ἐργαστήρ-ιο-ν workshop (ἐργαστήρ workman), βουλευτήριον senate house (βουλευτήρ or βουλευτής councillor, senator). See cross863 a. 8.

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3. ων (nom. -ών, gen. -ῶν-ος, masc.): ἀνδρ-ών apartment for men (ἀνήρ, ἀνδρ-ός man), ἱππ-ών stable (ἵππο-ς horse), παρθεν-ών maiden's apartment, Parthenon, temple of Pallas (παρθένο-ς maiden), οἰν-ών wine-cellar (οἶνο-ς wine), ἀμπελ-ών vineyard (ἄμπελο-ς vine). Forms in -εών occur, as περιστερ-εών dove-cote (περιστερά_ dove), οἰνεών.

4. ι_τιδ (nom. -ῖτις, fem.): added to ων, ἀνδρων-ῖτις apartment for men, γυναικωνῖτις apartment for women.

5. ωνια_ (nom. -ωνιά_, fem.): ῥοδ-ωνιά_ rose-bed (ῥόδο-ν rose).

6. τρα_ (rare; nom. -τρα_, fem.): ὀρχή-ς-τρα_ dancing-place (ὀρχέ-ομαι dance), παλαί-ς-τρα_ wrestling-ground (παλαί-ω wrestle). Cp. cross836.

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