δίαιτα

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From διαιτάω ‎(diaitáō).

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δῐ́αιτᾰ ‎(díaitaf ‎(genitive δῐαίτης); first declension

  1. way of living, mode of life
  2. accommodation, residence
    • 384 BCE – 322 BCE, Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics 1.p1096a.27
      ἔτι δ᾽ ἐπεὶ τἀγαθὸν ἰσαχῶς λέγεται τῷ ὄντι (καὶ γὰρ ἐν τῷ τί λέγεται, οἷον ὁ θεὸς καὶ ὁ νοῦς, καὶ ἐν τῷ ποιῷ αἱ ἀρεταί, καὶ ἐν τῷ ποσῷ τὸ μέτριον, καὶ ἐν τῷ πρός τι τὸ χρήσιμον, καὶ ἐν χρόνῳ καιρός, καὶ ἐν τόπῳ δίαιτα καὶ ἕτερα τοιαῦτα), δῆλον ὡς οὐκ ἂν εἴη κοινόν τι καθόλου καὶ ἕν· οὐ γὰρ ἂν ἐλέγετ᾽ ἐν πάσαις ταῖς κατηγορίαις, ἀλλ᾽ ἐν μιᾷ μόνῃ.
    1. dwelling, abode
    2. refuge, retreat, lair of an animal
    3. a room (separate part of a building, enclosed by walls, a floor, and a ceiling)
  3. (medicine) prescribed manner of life, health regimen
    • 460 BCE – 370 BCE, Hippocrates, Vict. 1.1
    • 460 BCE – 370 BCE, Hippocrates, περὶ διαίτης ὀξέων 3
    • 380 BCE, Plato, The Republic 404.a
      ᾿Αλλ᾽, ἦν δ᾽ ἐγώ, ὑπνώδης αὕτη γέ τις καὶ σφαλερὰ πρὸς ὑγίειαν. ἢ οὐχ ὁρᾷς ὅτι καθεύδουσί τε τὸν βίον καί, ἐὰν σμικρὰ ἐκβῶσιν τῆς τεταγμένης διαίτης, μεγάλα καὶ σφόδρα νοσοῦσιν οὗτοι οἱ ἀσκηταί;
  4. state, condition, situation
    • 1 CE – 100 CE, Aretaeus, De Causis et Signis Diuturnorum Morborum 2.4.6
  5. sustenance, food
    • 522 BCE – 443 BCE, Pindar, Olympian Ode 2.65
      κεινὰν παρὰ δίαιταν: ἀλλὰ παρὰ μὲν τιμίοις // θεῶν, οἵτινες ἔχαιρον εὐορκίαις, ἄδακρυν νέμονται // αἰῶνα: τοὶ δ᾽ ἀπροσόρατον ὀκχέοντι πόνον // ὅσοι δ᾽ ἐτόλμασαν ἐστρὶς // ἑκατέρωθι μείναντες ἀπὸ πάμπαν ἀδίκων ἔχειν
    • Athenodor., Tars. 3
  6. (at Athens and elsewhere) arbitration
    • 497 BCE – 405 BCE, Sophocles, Electra 1073
      ὅτι σφὶν ἤδη τὰ μὲν ἐκ δόμων νοσεῖ δή, τὰ δὲ πρὸς τέκνων διπλῆ // φύλοπις οὐκέτ᾽ ἐξισοῦται φιλοτασίῳ διαίτᾳ·
    • 440 BCE – 390 BCE, Andocides, Myst. 87
    • 384 BCE – 322 BCE, Demosthenes 24.56
    • 445 BCE – 380 BCE, Lysias, Collected Works 25.16
    • 436 BCE – 338 BCE, Isocrates, Collected Works 18.13
    1. the office of arbiter
  7. discussion, investigation, enquiry, research
    • 64 BCE – 24 CE, Strabo, Geography 1.1.7
      ἀλλὰ ταῦτα μὲν μακροτέρας ἐστὶ διαίτης.
    • 64 BCE – 24 CE, Strabo, Geography 15.1.10
      ἐποιησάμεθα δ᾽ ἡμεῖς καὶ ἐν τοῖς πρώτοις λόγοις τοῖς περὶ γεωγραφίας δίαιταν ἣν δυνατὸν ἦν περὶ τούτων͵ καὶ νῦν ἐκείνοις τε ἐξ ἑτοίμου χρησόμεθα καὶ ἕτερα προσθήσομεν͵ ὅσων ἂν δεῖν δόξηι πρὸς τὴν σαφήνειαν.

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EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek δίαιτα ‎(díaita).

NounEdit

δίαιτα ‎(díaitaf ‎(plural δίαιτες)

  1. (nutrition) diet
  2. fast, low calorie diet

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