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βαρβα^ρ-ίζω ,
A.behave or speak like a barbarian, Hdt.2.57, Philostr. VA1.21, Arr.An.7.6.5; speak broken Greek, speak gibberish, Pl. Tht.175d codd. (sed leg. βατταρίζων)“; βαρβαριζόντων ἑτεροφώνωνPhld.Po.994.6; violate the laws of speech, commit barbarisms,τῇ λέξει β.Arist.SE165b21, cf. Plb.39.1.7, Str.14.2.28, Luc.Rh.Pr.17, 23, etc.; distd. from σολοικίζω, Phld.Rh.1.154 S.
2. trans., 'murder', mangle,τὴν Ῥωμαίων φωνήνLuc.Merc.Cond.24.
II. side with the barbarians, i.e. the Persians, X.HG5.2.35, Max.Tyr.4.2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.57
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 175d
    • Strabo, Geography, 14.2.28
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 5.2.35
    • Polybius, Histories, 39.1.7
    • Lucian, De mercede, 24
    • Lucian, Rhetorum praeceptor, 17
    • Lucian, Rhetorum praeceptor, 23
    • Arrian, Anabasis, 7.6.5
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 1.21
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