διάλεκτος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From διαλέγομαι (dialégomai, I discuss) +‎ -τος (-tos), from δῐᾰ́ (diá, through) + λέγω (légō, I speak).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /di.á.lek.tos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /diˈa.lɛk.tos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ðiˈa.lek.tos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ðiˈa.lek.tos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ðiˈa.lek.tos/
  • Noun[edit]

    δῐᾰ́λεκτος (diálektosf (genitive δῐᾰλέκτου); second declension

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

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From the Ancient Greek δῐᾰ́λεκτος (diálektos).

    Noun[edit]

    διάλεκτος (diálektosf (plural διάλεκτοι or διάλεκτες)

    1. dialect (of a language)

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