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See also: ionic and iònic

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἰωνικός (iōnikós, related to Ionians).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Ionic (not comparable)

  1. of or relating to Ionia or the Ionians
  2. (architecture) of an order of classical Greek architecture whose distinguishing feature is a capital with spiral volutes.
  3. (printing, dated) Of or relating to a kind of heavy-faced type.

Proper nounEdit

Ionic

  1. A sub-dialect of the Attic-Ionic dialectal group of Ancient Greek consisting of Old Ionic and New Ionic.

NounEdit

Ionic (plural Ionics)

  1. (poetry) A four-syllable metrical unit of light-light-heavy-heavy (‿ ‿ — —) that occurs in Ancient Greek and Latin poetry.

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