(A) the word
or that by which the inward thought is expressed
, Lat. oratio
; and, (B) the inward thought itself
, Lat. ratio.
, pl. words
, i. e. language, talk
, etc.; λόγου ἕνεκα
, Lat. dicis causa
, merely for talking's
; λόγῳ in word, in pretence
, opp. to ἔργῳ
(in deed, in reality), Hdt.
II.a word, saying, statement, Thuc.: an oracle, Pind., Plat.:— a saying, maxim, proverb, Pind., Aesch.
2.an assertion, promise, Soph.
, κοινῷ λ.
by common consent
5.a command, Aesch.
III.speech, discourse, conversation
, εἰς λόγους ἐλθεῖν, συνελθεῖν, ἀφικέσθαι τινί Hdt.
, attic; λόγου μεῖζον, κρεῖσσον
; λόγου ἄξιον
about one, report, repute
, Lat. fama
, attic; λόγος ἐστί, λόγος ἔχει, κατέχει, φέρεται
, c. acc. et inf., so the story
goes, Lat. fama fert
4.speech, language, Plat.
IV.a saying, tale, story
, opp. on the one hand to mere fable (μῦθος
), on the other, to regular history (ἱστορία
, etc.: then, a fictitious story, fable
, like those of Aesop, Hdt.
2.a narrative, and in pl. histories, history, Hdt.: in sg. one part of such a work, id=Hdt.
V.generally, prose-writing, prose, Xen., etc.
VI.a speech, oration, Oratt.
, the thing spoken of, the subject
or matter of the λόγος
VIII.that which is stated, a proposition, position, principle
: also = ὁρισμός
, a definition
2.an opinion, expectation, Hdt.
, the Logos
or Word, comprising both senses of Thought