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τρίς, Adv. of τρεῖς (q. v.), thrice, three times, τ. τόσσα thrice as much or many, Il.1.213, cf. 5.136; δὶς καὶ τ. Thgn.633, S.Aj.433, etc.; δὶς ἢ τ. Ar.Pax1181 (troch.); τ. τετράκι τε Pi.N.7.104; ἐς τ. thrice, Id.O.2.68, Hdt.1.86, 5.105, GDI iv p.884 (Erythrae, iv B. C.), Theoc. 1.25, 2.43; ἐπὶ τρίς thrice, Act.Ap.10.16, 11.10, Dsc.Eup.2.19; freq. used merely to intensify the notion, τ. λελουμένη Eub.102, etc.; esp. in compds., such as τρισάθλιος, τρίσμακαρ, etc., cf. τρι-, τριάζω, τρικυμία; but such words may sts. be written divisim, τρὶς ἄθλιος, etc.: prov., τ. ἓξ βαλεῖν throw thrice six (the highest throw, there being three dice), A.Ag.33, cf. Pl.Lg.968e; τρὶς ἓξ νικητήριος βόλος App. Prov.4.99; ἢ τ. ἓξ ἢ τρεῖς κύβοι Pherecr.124. [ῐ: in Hes.Op.173 long by position before (f)έτεος.] (I.-E. tris, cf. Skt. tris, Lat. ter.)