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συγκοπ-ή , ,
A.cutting up into small pieces, Plu.2.912e, POxy.1654.6 (ii A.D.), Sch.Luc.Vit.Auct.19; cutting of metal into pieces for coinage, Peripl.M.Rubr.6: metaph., extreme conciseness, opp. συντομία, ἄγαν τῆς φράσεως ς. Longin.42.
2. Gramm., syncope, i.e. cutting a word short by striking out one or more letters, A.D. Adv.169.15, al., Plu.2.1011e; “κατὰ συγκοπὴν καλεῖσθαιId.Rom. 11.
b. = ἀποκοπή v, Longin.39.4.
II. stoppage, cutting short, τοῦ πνεύματος ς. D.H.Comp.15; αἱ ς. τῶν ἤχων ib.22.
III. sudden loss of strength, syncope, Aret.SA2.3, Gal.9.290, 10.837, Philagr. ap. Orib.5.21.7; cf. “σύγκοπος, συγκόπτω111.
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    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 1), 2.3
    • Plutarch, Romulus, 11
    • Lucian, Vitarum auctio, 19
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 15
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 22
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