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First/Second declension Adjective; Transliteration:

Principal Part: διαιρετικός διαιρετική διαιρετικόν

Structure: διαιρετικ (Stem) + ος (Ending)

Etym.: diaire/w


  1. divisible


First/Second declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • καὶ διαιρετικόν, τὸ δ’ ὕδωρ κολλητικὸν καὶ σχετικόν, τῇ ὑγρότητι συνέχον καὶ πῆττον· (Plutarch, De primo frigido, chapter, section 16 9:2)
  • καὶ τοὐναντίον ἡ διαιρετικὴ πρὸσ τὰ καθ’ ἕκαστα φέρεται τῷ μεριστῷ· (Plutarch, De animae procreatione in Timaeo, section 27 10:1)
  • "ἐπεὶ δὲ τῷ διαιρετικῷ τῆσ δυάδοσ μέμικται, τομὴν μὲν ἐδέξατο καὶ διαίρεσιν, ἐνταῦθα δ’ ἔστη τῷ περισσῷ τοῦ ἀρτίου κρατηθέντοσ. (Plutarch, De defectu oraculorum, section 3513)
  • ἀλλ’ ἐκεῖνο μᾶλλον, τὸ φύσει διαιρετικὸν τοῦ ἀριθμοῦ καὶ τὸ πλεῖστα τούτῳ τὴν φύσιν διανέμειν. (Plutarch, De defectu oraculorum, section 36 4:1)
  • λέγουσι, τὸ πληκτικὸν δὲ καὶ διαιρετικὸν Ἡρακλέα, τὸ δὲ δεκτικὸν Ἄμμωνα, Δήμητρα δὲ καὶ Κόρην τὸ διὰ τῆσ γῆσ καὶ τῶν καρπῶν διῆκον, Ποσειδῶνα δὲ τὸ διὰ τῆσ θαλάττησ. (Plutarch, De Iside et Osiride, section 40 9:1)


  1. divisible


Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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