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Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1

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v. intrans.

Ar. and P. διαλέγεσθαι.

Talk about: P. διαλέγεσθαι περί (gen.).

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

Talk over (a person); see persuade; (a thing); see discuss.

Talk to: Ar. and P. διαλέγεσθαι (dat. or πρός, acc.), V. διὰ λόγων ἀφικνεῖσθαι (dat.); see converse with.

Chatter: P. and V. λαλεῖν, θρυλεῖν, Ar. and P. φλυαρεῖν, P. ἀδολεσχεῖν, V. πολυστομεῖν, Ar. φληναφᾶν, στωμύλλεσθαι.

Blab: P. and V. ἐκλαλεῖν (Eur., Frag.).


Conversation: P. διάλεκτος, ἡ, διάλογος, ὁ, P. and V. λόγος, ὁ, or pl., V. βᾶξις, ἡ (Eur., Med. 1374).

Intercourse: P. and V. ὁμιλία, ἡ, κοινωνία, ἡ, συνουσία, ἡ.

Gossip: V. λέσχαι, αἱ.

Chatter: Ar. and P. λαλία, ἡ, ἀδολεσχία, ἡ, V. λαλήματα, τά, P. πολυλογία, ἡ.

Be the talk of the town, v.: use P. and V. θρυλεῖσθαι.