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λόγος 1 λέγω3

(A) the word or that by which the inward thought is expressed, Lat. oratio; and, (B) the inward thought itself, Lat. ratio.
A.Lat. vox, oratio, that which is said or spoken:
I.a word, pl. words, i. e. language, talk, Hom., etc.; λόγου ἕνεκα, Lat. dicis causa, merely for talking's sake, Plat.; λόγῳ in word, in pretence, opp. to ἔργῳ (in deed, in reality), Hdt., attic
II.a word, saying, statement, Thuc.: an oracle, Pind., Plat.:— a saying, maxim, proverb, Pind., Aesch. assertion, promise, Soph.
3.a resolution, κοινῷ λ. by common consent, Hdt.
4.a condition, ἐπὶ λόγῳ τοιῷδε id=Hdt.
5.a command, Aesch.
III.speech, discourse, conversation, εἰς λόγους ἐλθεῖν, συνελθεῖν, ἀφικέσθαι τινί Hdt., attic; λόγου μεῖζον, κρεῖσσον beyond expression, Hdt., Thuc.; λόγου ἄξιον worth mention, Hdt.
2.right of speech, power to speak, λόγον αἰτεῖσθαι Thuc.; διδόναι Xen. about one, report, repute, Lat. fama, λόγος, Hdt., attic; λόγος ἐστί, λόγος ἔχει, κατέχει, φέρεται, c. acc. et inf., so the story goes, Lat. fama fert, Hdt., attic
4.speech, language, Plat.
IV.a saying, tale, story, opp. on the one hand to mere fable (μῦθος), on the other, to regular history (ἱστορία), Hdt., Thuc., etc.: then, a fictitious story, fable, like those of Aesop, Hdt., Plat.
2.a narrative, and in pl. histories, history, Hdt.: in sg. one part of such a work, id=Hdt.
V.generally, prose-writing, prose, Xen., etc.
VI.a speech, oration, Oratt. ῥῆμα, the thing spoken of, the subject or matter of the λόγος, Hdt., attic
VIII.that which is stated, a proposition, position, principle, Plat.: also = ὁρισμός, a definition, id=Plat.
B.Lat. ratio, thought, reason, οὐκ ἔχει λόγον admits not of reason, Soph.; ὀρθὸς λ. Plat.; ὡς ἔχει λόγον, ὡς ἔοικεν, Dem.:— κατὰ λόγον agreeably to reason, Plat.; μετὰ λόγου id=Plat. opinion, expectation, Hdt.
3.a reason, ground, plea, Soph., etc.; ἐκ τίνος λόγου; on what ground? Aesch.; ἐξ οὐδενὸς λ. Soph., etc.
4. λόγος αἱρέει, c. acc. et inf., it stands to reason that . . , Lat. ratio evincit, Hdt.
II.account, consideration, esteem, regard, λόγον βροτῶν οὐκ ἔσχεν οὐδένα Aesch.; Μαρδονίου λόγος οὐδεὶς γίγνεται Hdt.; λόγου οὐδενὸς γενέσθαι to be of no account, id=Hdt.; λόγου ποιεῖσθαί τινα or τι, to make account of a person or thing, id=Hdt.;—so, ἐν οὐδενὶ λόγῳ ποιεῖσθαι id=Hdt.;— ἐν ἀνδρὸς λόγῳ εἶναι to be reckoned as a man, id=Hdt. account, λόγον διδόναι τινός to give an account of a thing, id=Hdt., attic; so, λόγον παρέχειν Plat.; λ. λαμβάνειν παρά τινος Dem.; λ. ἀπαιτεῖν id=Dem.; ὑπέχειν Plat., Dem., etc.; ἐγγράφειν Dem., etc.; ἀποφέρειν Aeschin.; cf. λογιστής.
III.due relation, proportion, analogy, κατὰ λόγον τινός or τινί Hdt., attic
C. ΛΟΓ́ΟΣ, the Logos or Word, comprising both senses of Thought and Word, NTest.

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