Definition of Aeolic

1. Noun. The dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Thessaly and Boeotia and Aeolis.

Exact synonyms: Aeolic Dialect, Eolic
Generic synonyms: Ancient Greek



Definition of Aeolic

1. Proper noun. An ancient Greek dialect spoken in Boeotia and the island of Lesbos. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aeolic

Aegypius
Aegypius monachus
Aegyptopithecus
Aegyptus
Aeka
Aelius Donatus
Aelurostrongylus
Aeneas
Aeneas Silvius
Aeneid
Aengus
Aeolia
Aeolian
Aeolian Islands
Aeolian mode
Aeolic (current term)
Aeolis
Aeolus
Aeonium
Aeonium haworthii
Aepyceros
Aepyceros melampus
Aepyornidae
Aepyorniformes
Aequian
Aer
Aerobacter
Aerobacter aerogenes
Aerococcus
Aeroflot

Literary usage of Aeolic

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1. A Greek Grammar for Schools and Colleges by Herbert Weir Smyth (1916)
"Aeolic was spoken in Lesbos, and was used by the Lesbian poets Alcaeus and Sappho ... Theocritus' idylls—30 are in Aeolic. Doric was spoken in Peloponnesus ..."

2. A Short Manual of Comparative Philology for Classical Students by Peter Giles (1901)
"Aeolic 621. To Aeolic used in its widest sense belong three dialects, ... For Lesbian and Asiatic Aeolic there is a large number of inscriptions, ..."

3. Iron, Steel, and Other Alloys by Henry Marion. Howe (1903)
"198), that the metal is unsaturated austenite. 188. (1) /EOLIC STEEL, 0.90 per cent carbon. Austenite of this composition, or aeolic austenite, has received ..."

4. The Principles of Sound and Inflexion as Illustrated in the Greek and Latin by John Edward King, Christopher Cookson (1888)
"... in -creta has the name of the Aeolic Aeolic optative. It was probably extended from the 3rd plural, °p "*" " Stiff lav, which may be for ..."

5. Specimens of Greek Dialects: Being a Fourth Greek Reader, with Introductions by William Walter Merry (1875)
"WITHOUT attempting to solve the vexed question of the relation of Aeolic to the other dialects, we may at any rate regard it as representing, more than any ..."

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