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ἄφων-ος , ον, (φωνή)
A.voiceless, dumb, Thgn.669, Hdt.1.85, D.18.191; “ῥήτωρAntiph.196.14; “κακὸν .Com.Adesp.8 D.; stronger than ἄναυδος (q.v.), Hp.Epid. 3.17.“γ́; εἴδωλα1 Ep.Cor.12.2; unable to speak, of a child, Sapph.118: c.gen., . τῆσδε τῆς ἀρᾶς unable to utter it, S.OC865. Adv.-νωςib.131 (lyr.): neut. pl. as Adv., ἄφωνα σημανοῦσιν . . ὡς . . A.Pers.819.
2. with a poor voice,τραγῳδόςD.T.631.21.
3. intestate, Tab.Heracl.1.151.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 819
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1456b.28
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 191
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.85
    • New Testament, 1 Corinthians, 12.2
    • Plato, Cratylus, 393e
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 203b
    • Plato, Cratylus, 424c
    • Plato, Philebus, 18c
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 131
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 865
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 14
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