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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From διαστέλλω (diastéllō) +‎ (, abstract noun suffix), from διά (diá, apart) + στέλλω (stéllō, send).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /di.as.to.lɛ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /di.as.toˈle/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ði.as.toˈli/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ði.as.toˈli/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ði.as.toˈli/
  • NounEdit

    δῐᾰστολή (diastolḗf (genitive δῐᾰστολῆς); first declension

    1. dilatation
      Antonym: συστολή (sustolḗ)

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    Further readingEdit


    GreekEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From Ancient Greek διαστολή (diastolḗ).

    NounEdit

    διαστολή (diastolíf (plural διαστολές)

    1. expansion (for metals)
    2. dilation, dilatation (for organs)
    3. distention
    4. diastole

    DeclensionEdit

    Further readingEdit

    • διαστολή in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]