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v. trans. and absol.

P. and V. λέγειν, εἰπεῖν, ἀγορεύειν, Ar. and V. αὐδᾶν (or mid.), ἐξαυδᾶν (or mid.), V. ἐννέπειν, μυθεῖσθαι, βάζειν, φημίζειν, θροεῖν. φωνεῖν; see say.

Utter: P. and V. ἱέναι, ἀφιέναι; utter.

Explain, tell: P. and V. φράζειν.

Break silence: V. and V. φθέγγεσθαι.

So to speak: P. ὡς ἔπος εἰπεῖν, V. ὡς εἰπεῖν ἔπος.

Speak a language: P. and V. γλῶσσαν ἱέναι.

Speak a language badly (of a foreigner): P. σολοικίζειν (absol.).

Speak in public: P. and V. λέγειν, Ar. and P. δημηγορεῖν, P. λόγον ποιεῖσθαι.

Speak against: P. V. κατηγορεῖν (gen.); see accuse, blame.

Oppose: P. and V. ἀντιλέγειν (dat.), ἀντειπεῖν (dat.).

Speak for, recommend: P. προξενεῖν (acc.).

Support: P. συνειπεῖν (dat.).

Speak of: P. and V. λέγειν (acc.), εἰπεῖν (acc.), φράζειν (acc.), V. ἐννέπειν (acc.); see mention.

Speak out: P. and V. ἐξειπεῖν.

Be outspoken: P. παρρησιάζεσθαι.

Speak to: see accost.

Speak with: Ar. and P. διαλέγεσθαι (dat.).