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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (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/
  • NounEdit

    δῐᾰ́λεκτος (diálektosf (genitive δῐᾰλέκτου); second declension

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

    DeclensionEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    ReferencesEdit


    GreekEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From the Ancient Greek δῐᾰ́λεκτος (diálektos).

    NounEdit

    διάλεκτος (diálektosf (plural διάλεκτοι or διάλεκτες)

    1. dialect (of a language)

    DeclensionEdit