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λεκτός , ή, όν, (λέγω B)
A.gathered, chosen, picked out, of stones, “λ. έκ γαίης λάουςHes.Fr.115.3; “στόλοςA.Pers.795; “ᾐθέων λεκτοίS.OT 19, etc.
II. capable of being spoken, to be spoken, “ἔστ᾽ ἐκείνῳ πάντα λεκτάId.Ph.633; “κακὸν οὐ τλητὸν οὐδὲ λεκτόνE.Hipp.875; “οὔτε λ. οὔτε πιστόνAr.Av.423 (lyr.): λεκτόν, τό, an expression (opp. mere φωνή), A.D.Adv.136.32; a word (with a meaning), Id.Pron.59.1, al.; τὰ λ. predications, Cleanth.Stoic.1.109; but later, expressions, phrases (including statements, questions, commands, wishes, etc.), Stoic.2.58, 61, al.; coupled with προτάσεις and ἀξιώματα, Plot.5.5.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 795
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 423
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 875
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 19
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 633
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