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ἀοιδή

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The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.
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Ancient Greek

Alternative spellings

Etymology

From ἀείδω (I sing)

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [a͜ɪodɛː́]
  • (Koine): IPA: [ɛːo̞dˈeː]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [eoðˈi]

Noun

ἀοιδή (genitive ἀοιδῆς) f, first declension; (aoidē)

  1. song, ode
  2. legend, tale, story

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