Attic, Ionic, Ionic dialect, Classical Greek(adj)
the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia
containing or involving or occurring in the form of ions
"ionic charge"; "ionic crystals"; "ionic hydrogen"
of or pertaining to the Ionic order of classical Greek architecture
of or relating to Ionia or its inhabitants or its language
Of or pertaining to ions; composed of ions, containing ions, or breaking down into ions when dissolved in a polar solvent; as, an ionic solution will conduct a current of electricity. Opposite of nonionic.
of, relating to, or containing ions
of or relating to Ionians
of an order of classical Greek architecture; the Ionic order
A sub-dialect of the Attic-Ionic dialectal group of Ancient Greek consisting of Old Ionic and New Ionic.
Origin: From ιωνικός.
of or pertaining to Ionia or the Ionians
pertaining to the Ionic order of architecture, one of the three orders invented by the Greeks, and one of the five recognized by the Italian writers of the sixteenth century. Its distinguishing feature is a capital with spiral volutes. See Illust. of Capital
of or pertaining to an ion; composed of ions
a foot consisting of four syllables: either two long and two short, -- that is, a spondee and a pyrrhic, in which case it is called the greater Ionic; or two short and two long, -- that is, a pyrrhic and a spondee, in which case it is called the smaller Ionic
a verse or meter composed or consisting of Ionic feet
the Ionic dialect; as, the Homeric Ionic
Origin: [L. Ionicus, Gr. , fr. Ionia.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ī-on′ik, adj. relating to Ionia in Greece: denoting an order in architecture distinguished by the ram's-horn volute of its capital—also Iō′nian.—vs.t. Ion′icize, I′onize.—ns. I′onism; I′onist.—Ionic dialect, the most important of the three main branches of the ancient Greek language (Ionic, Doric, Æolic), marked by greater softness and smoothness, the effect of its rich vowel system. Homer's Iliad is written in Old, the history of Herodotus in New Ionic: the Attic of Thucydides and Sophocles is its later form; Ionic mode (see Mode); Ionic school, a name given to the representative philosophers of the Ionian Greeks, such as Thales, Anaximander, Anaximenes, Heraclitus, Anaxagoras, who debated the question what was the primordial constitutive principle of the cosmical universe.
The numerical value of ionic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of ionic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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