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διάλεκτ-ος , ,
A.discourse, conversation, Hp.Art.30; “θεοῖς πρὸς ἀνθρώπουςPl.Smp.203a; discussion, debate, argument, Id.Tht.146b; opp. ἔρις, Id.R.454a.
II. speech, language, Ar.Fr.685; “καινὴν δ. λαλῶνAntiph. 171; δ. ἀμνίου, opp. τὰ ἔνδον δράκοντος, Hermipp.3; articulate speech, language, opp. φωνή, Arist.HA535a28; “τοῦ ἀνθρώπου μία φωνή, ἀλλὰ διάλεκτοι πολλαίId.Pr.895a6; but also, spoken, opp. written language, D.H.Comp.11.
2. the language of a country, Plb.1.80.6, D.S.5.6, etc.: esp. dialect, as Ionic, Attic, etc., Diog.Bab.Stoic.3.213, D.H.Comp.3, S.E.M.1.59, Hdn.Gr.2.932; also, local word or expression, Plu.Alex.31.
III. way of speaking, accent, D.37.55.
2. pl., modes of expression, Epicur.Ep.1p.24U.
IV. style, πανηγυρική, ποιητικὴ δ., D.H.Comp.23,21: esp. poetical diction, Phld.Po. 2 Fr.33, al.
V. of musical instruments, quality, 'idiom', Arist. de An.420b8.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1449a.26
    • Demosthenes, Against Pantaenetus, 55
    • Plato, Republic, 454a
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 146b
    • Plato, Symposium, 203a
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.80.6
    • Plutarch, Alexander, 31
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 30
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 5.6
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 11
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 21
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 23
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 3
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