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Doric dialect

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Definition of the noun doric dialect

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noun

  1. the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Doris

Explanation

  1. Doric dialect: Doric, the popular name for Mid Northern Scots or Northeast Scots, refers to the dialects of Scots spoken in the northeast of Scotland. There is an extensive body of literature, mostly poetry, ballads, and songs.
    • also known as Mid Northern Scots
  2. Doric dialect: The term Doric was used to refer to all dialects of Lowland Scots but during the twentieth century it became increasingly associated with Mid Northern Scots.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Greece (2013)

by Nigel Wilson

The language of choral lyric is fundamentally Doric, though generally unlike any single regional Doric dialect, mixed with Aeolic and epic.

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

The Doric dialect bore the same character; it was harsh and rough, while the Ionian was soft and polished, at the former had something venerable from its antiquity, and was therefore employed in hymns and choruses. In philosophy, the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Doric dialect, one of the five dialects, or manners of speaking, which obtained among the Greeks. It was first used by the Lacedemonians, and particularly those of Argos ; thence it palsed in Epirus, Libya, Sicily, the illrmds of Rhodes and Crete .

Google previewThe Imperial Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1901)

A New and Exhaustive Work of Reference to the English Language, Defining Over 250,000 Words, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Pronunciation and Use. Comprising a General Encyclopaedia of Art, Science, Invention and Discovery; a Gazetteer and Atlas of the World; a Compendious Dictionary of Universal Biography, Etc by Robert Hunter

[Doric Dialect.] 2. Any broad, hard dialect: especially ...

Google previewThe American encyclopædic dictionary (1897)

by S. J. Herrtage, John A. Williams, Robert Hunter

[Doric Dialect.] 2. Any broad, hard dialect: especially applied to the Scottish. Doric dialect, s. 1. Lit.: The dialect spoken by the natives of Doris in Greece. It was broad and hard. 2. Fig. : Any broad and hard dialect : as the Scottish. Doric mode, s.

Google previewAmerican encyclopedic dictionary (1897)

by Robert Hunter, John Alfred Williams, Sidney John Hervon Herrtage

[Doric Dialect.] 2. Any broad, hard dialect: especially applied to the Scottish. Doric dialect, t. 1. Lit.: Tho dialect spoken by the natives of Doris in Greece. It was broad and hard. 2. Fig. : Any broad and hard dialect : as the Scottish. Doric mode, s.

Google previewHarper's Dictionary of Classical Literature and Antiquities (1897)

by Harry Thurston Peck

The Doric dialect was used in Doris, Argos, Lacouia, Messcuia, Crete , Sicily, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1855)

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Doric Dialect, one of the five dialects, or forms of speech, which prevailed among the Greeks. It was first used by the Lacedaemonians, and particularly by those of Argos ; and thence it passed into Epirus, Libya, Sicily, and the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædia Britannica, Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1855)

Doric Dialect, one of the five dialects, or forms of .speech, which prevailed among the Greeks. It was first used by the Lacedaemonians, and particularly by those of Argos ; and thence it passed into Epirus, Libya, Sicily, and the ...

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