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ἀπο-κοπή , , (ἀποκόπτω)
A.cutting off,κρατόςA.Supp.841, cf. Hp.Mochl.34; lopping off a shoot for grafting, M.Ant.11.8: Medic., amputation, Archig. ap. Orib.47.13.3; stoppage,ἐμμηίνωνSor.1.26.
2. πεδίων ., prob.their abrupt terminations, Plu.Phil.4, cf. Gp.12.41.1.
3. φωνῆς . loss of voice, Dsc.2.120, cf. Gal.13.31.
II. ἀποκοπαζ χρεῶν cancelling of all debts, And.1.88, Pl.R.566a, Jusj. ap. D.24.149, etc.
III. abruptness, esp. of literary style, Demetr.Eloc.238; . ῥυθμοῦ broken rhythm, ib.6; “ἐξ ἀποκοπῆςabruptly, D.H.Th.52; also of disease, ἐξ . λυθῆναι to be suddenly cured, Gal.7.441.
IV. section, extract,λόγουTryph.Trop.7.
V. in Gramm., apocope, cutting off of one or more letters, esp. at the end of a word, Arist.Po.1458b2 (pl.), cf. A.D.Synt.6.11; “κατ᾽ ἀποκοπήνStr.8.5.3; also of elliptical expressions, such as νὴ τόν, Ph.2.271.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 841
    • Andocides, On the Mysteries, 88
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1458b.2
    • Demosthenes, Against Timocrates, 149
    • Plato, Republic, 566a
    • Strabo, Geography, 8.5.3
    • Plutarch, Philopoemen, 4
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Thucydide, 52
    • Marcus Aurelius, M. Antonius Imperator Ad Se Ipsum, 11.8
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