From Latin dilogia, from Ancient Greek διλογία (dilogía, “repetition”), from δίς (dís, “twice”) + -λογία (-logía, “-logy”)
dilogy (countable and uncountable, plural dilogies)
- Ambiguous or equivocal speech or discourse.
- Repetition of a word or phrase.
- (countable, nonstandard) A series of two related works.
- 1885, The Journal of Hellenic studies: Volume 6, page 167
- why tragedy took the form of a trilogy — not a dilogy, tetralogy, or single drama
- 1983, Studies in Aeschylus, Reginald Pepys Winnington-Ingram, page 189
- another school of thought, for which Purphoros is a mirage, a mere doublet of Purkaeus, and there were never more than two linked Prometheus plays -- as it were a dilogy
- 2012, A New Companion to the Gothic, David Punter, Page 71
- Most notable of these are his “dilogy” The Salamander (1841) and The Cosmorama (1839)
- (two related works): duology (nonstandard)
A set of two works of art that are connected