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φων-ήεις , εσσα, εν, contr. φωνῆς , ῆντος Cratin. in PSI11.1212.13, cf. Hdn.Gr.2.618; Aeol. and Dor. φωνάεις [α_], also in later Prose, as Zeno Stoic.1.41, Plu.Sull.7, S.E.M.1.100, etc.; contr. in pl. φωνᾶντα, Pi.O.2.85:—
A.endowed with speech, vocal,ζῴοισιν ἐοικόταφωνήεσσινHes. Th.584; “τοῦτο γὰρ ἀθάνατον φωνᾶεν ἕρπειPi.I.4(3).40(58), cf. E.Tr. 440; βέλη (i.e. ἔπη)“ φωνᾶντα συνετοῖσιPi.O.2.85; “φ. θέατραPl.Lg. 701a; ὄχλος Plu.l.c.; “φ. ζῷαendowed with speech, X.Mem.2.7.13; opp. ζῷα ψοφητικά, Arist.HA488a32; epith. of certain signs of the Zodiac, Vett.Val.10.19, Cat.Cod.Astr.1.166; τὸ φωνᾶεν the power of speech, Zeno l.c.
2. musical, of the lyre, Sapph.45.
3. of a song, sounding, Pi.O.9.2.
4. clear,λόγοςB.14.31.
5. τὰ φωνήεντα (“φωνάονταMélanges Beyrouth 15.71 (Syria, gem)) vowels,τοῖς ἄλλοις φωνήεσί τε καὶ ἀφώνοιςPl.Cra.393e, cf. IG22.2783.4,17, Phld.Rh.1.163 S., etc.; in full, “τὰ φ. γράμματαAen.Tact.31.30; “στοιχεῖα φ.S.E.M.1.100.
b. consisting of vowels only, of a spell, PMag.Par.1.2634.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 14.31
    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 440
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 584
    • Plato, Laws, 701a
    • Plato, Cratylus, 393e
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 2.7.13
    • Plutarch, Sulla, 7
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