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ἄφθεγκ-τος , ον,
A.= ἄφθογγος, voiceless,μηνυτήρA.Eu.245; στόμα (of a pen) AP9.162; ἀστράγαλοι ib.7.427.14 (Antip. Sid.).
2. of places, etc., where none may speak,τῷδ᾽ ἐν ἀφθέγκτῳ νάπειS.OC156 (lyr.).
II. Pass., unspeakable, unutterable, B.Fr.2.2, Pl.Sph.238c. Adv. “-τωςIamb.Myst.7.4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 245
    • Plato, Sophist, 238c
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 156
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