Old Ionic
noun Date: circa 1889 the Greek dialect of the Homeric epics

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  • Old Ionic — n. a dialect of ancient Greek: the language of Homer …   English World dictionary

  • old ionic — noun Usage: capitalized O&I : the Greek dialect of the Homeric epics * * * epic (def. 9). [1885 90] * * * Old Ionic, the form of the Greek language spoken in the time of Homer. The Iliad and Odyssey were written in Old Ionic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Old Ionic — noun The older form of the Greek Ionic dialect, used up until circa 600 BC. Syn: Old Ionian …   Wiktionary

  • Old Ionic — epic (def. 9). [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • Ionic Greek — was a sub dialect of the Attic Ionic dialectal group of Ancient Greek (see Greek dialects).Ionic (or Ionian) dialect appears to have spread originally from the Greek mainland across the Aegean at the time of the Dorian invasions, around the 11th… …   Wikipedia

  • Ionic — I*on ic, a. [L. Ionicus, Gr. ?, fr. ? Ionia.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to Ionia or the Ionians. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) Pertaining to the Ionic order of architecture, one of the three orders invented by the Greeks, and one of the five …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ionic dialect — Ionic I*on ic, a. [L. Ionicus, Gr. ?, fr. ? Ionia.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to Ionia or the Ionians. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) Pertaining to the Ionic order of architecture, one of the three orders invented by the Greeks, and one of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ionic foot — Ionic I*on ic, a. [L. Ionicus, Gr. ?, fr. ? Ionia.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to Ionia or the Ionians. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) Pertaining to the Ionic order of architecture, one of the three orders invented by the Greeks, and one of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ionic mode — Ionic I*on ic, a. [L. Ionicus, Gr. ?, fr. ? Ionia.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to Ionia or the Ionians. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) Pertaining to the Ionic order of architecture, one of the three orders invented by the Greeks, and one of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ionic sect — Ionic I*on ic, a. [L. Ionicus, Gr. ?, fr. ? Ionia.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to Ionia or the Ionians. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) Pertaining to the Ionic order of architecture, one of the three orders invented by the Greeks, and one of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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