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Lydian Syllabification: Lyd·i·an
Pronunciation: /ˈlidēən/

Definition of Lydian in English:


2The Anatolian language of the Lydians, of which some inscriptions and other texts have survived in a version of the Greek alphabet.
Example sentences
  • The simple songs and chants would be based not only on major and minor tonalities, but also on Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian and Locrian.


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Of or relating to the Lydians or their language.
Example sentences
  • There is clear evidence of a double standard in Schaps' consideration of the Lydian evidence.
  • She is a Lydian girl who is an excellent weaver.
  • And no mistake; Croesus had indeed enjoyed a delicious lunch of lam and turtle meat, a Lydian delicacy, four days back.

Words that rhyme with Lydian

ascidian, Derridean, Dravidian, enchiridion, Euclidean, Floridian, Gideon, meridian, Numidian, obsidian, Pisidian, quotidian, viridian

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