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ἡμί-φωνος , ον,
A.half-pronounced, “λέξιςAristaenet.1.10.
2. Subst. ἡμίφωνον, τό, a semi-vowel, as ρ ς, Arist.Po.1456b27, Phld.Po.2.16, D.H.Comp.14, D.T.631.16, etc.
II. half able to speak, Gal.UP6.3; half-vocal, of certain signs of the Zodiac, Cat.Cod.Astr.1.166, Vett.Val.5.24:—hence ἡμι-φωνία , , Hp.1.184D.
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    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1456b.27
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 14
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