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  • n. A textual mark, ⸒, used in Ancient Greek texts before the separation of words by spaces was commonplace, used with the hyphen (enotikon) to indicate how words should be read.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Greek grammar, same as diastole, 3.


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