Ionic Definition

ī-ŏnĭk
adjective
Of, or being in the form of, an ion or ions.
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Of Ionia or its people or culture; Ionian.
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Of Ionic (the language variety)
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Designating or of a classical (Greek or Roman) order of architecture, distinguished by ornamental scrolls (spiral volutes) on the capitals.
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Of the Ionic of Greek and Latin prosody.
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noun
Either of two feet consisting of four syllables, the first two long and the second two short or the first two short and the second two long.
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Verse or meter of such feet.
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The variety of the ancient Greek language spoken in Ionia, closely related to that of ancient Attica.
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pronoun
A sub-dialect of the Attic-Ionic dialectal group of Ancient Greek consisting of Old Ionic and New Ionic.
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Origin of Ionic

  • From Ancient Greek ιωνικός (ionikos, “related to Ionians”).

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  • ion +‎ -ic

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