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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From διαλέγομαι "I discuss" from διά "through" + λέγω "I speak"

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [diálektos]
  • (Koine): IPA: [diˈalɛkto̞s]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ðiˈalektos]

Noun

διάλεκτος (genitive διαλέκτου) f, second declension; (dialektos)

  1. discourse, conversation
  2. manner of speech, language
  3. dialect, accent

Inflection

References

Strong’s concordance number: G1258


Greek

Noun

διάλεκτος (diálektos) f.

  1. dialect (variety of a language)

This Greek entry was created from the translations listed at dialect. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see διάλεκτος in the Greek Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) August 2009








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