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Meaning of "Sophoclean" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SOPHOCLEAN

Sophoclean  [ˌsɒfəˈkliːən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SOPHOCLEAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sophoclean is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SOPHOCLEAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Sophoclean in the English dictionary

The definition of Sophoclean in the dictionary is of or relating to Sophocles, the Greek dramatist, or his work.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SOPHOCLEAN


Achillean
ˌækɪˈliːən
Bodleian
bɒdˈliːən
Caribbean
ˌkærɪˈbiːən
Carolean
ˌkærəˈliːən
Damoclean
ˌdæməˈkliːən
eon
ˈiːən
Fijian
fiːˈdʒiːən
Galilean
ˌɡælɪˈliːən
Heraclean
ˌhɛrəˈkliːən
Heraklean
ˌhɛrəˈkliːən
herculean
ˌhɜːkjʊˈliːən
Ismailian
ˌɪzmɑːɪˈliːən
Korean
kəˈriːən
lien
ˈliːən
Periclean
ˌpɛrɪˈkliːən
pleon
ˈpliːən
spelaean
spɪˈliːən
spelean
spɪˈliːən
thalian
θəˈliːən
Tyrolean
ˌtɪrəʊˈliːən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SOPHOCLEAN

Sophia
sophism
sophist
sophister
sophistic
sophistical
sophistically
sophisticate
sophisticated
sophisticatedly
sophistication
sophisticator
sophistries
sophistry
Sophocles
sophomore
sophomoric
sophomorical
Sophonias
Sophy

WORDS THAT END LIKE SOPHOCLEAN

Boolean
Chilean
clean
come clean
day-clean
deep clean
dry-clean
house-clean
keep one´s nose clean
lean
Maclean
overclean
preclean
reclean
spring-clean
squeaky-clean
superclean
ultraclean
unclean
wipe the slate clean

Synonyms and antonyms of Sophoclean in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Sophoclean» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SOPHOCLEAN

Find out the translation of Sophoclean to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Sophoclean from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Sophoclean» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

Sophoclean
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Sófocles
570 millions of speakers

English

Sophoclean
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Sophoclean
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

Sophoclean
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Sophoclean
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sofocliano
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Sophoclean
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Sophocle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sophoclean
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sophokles
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Sophoclean
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Sophoclean
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sophoclean
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Sophoclean
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Sophoclean
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सोफॉक्लीन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sophoclean
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sofocleo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Sophoclean
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Sophoclean
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Sophoclean
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Σοφοκλή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Sophoclean
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Sophoclean
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Sophoclean
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Sophoclean

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SOPHOCLEAN»

The term «Sophoclean» is used very little and occupies the 160.091 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SOPHOCLEAN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Sophoclean

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SOPHOCLEAN»

Discover the use of Sophoclean in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Sophoclean and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Heroic Temper: Studies in Sophoclean Tragedy
The first two chapters of this book isolate and describe the literary phenomenon of the Sophoclean tragic hero.
Bernard MacGregor Walker Knox, 1964
2
A Study of Sophoclean Drama
A study in the dramatic methods of Sophocles, especially in the revelation of character, as the primary essence of Sophocles' art.
Gordon MacDonald Kirkwood, 1994
3
Exchange and the Maiden: Marriage in Sophoclean Tragedy
In this pathfinding study, Kirk Ormand delves into the ways in which these plays represent and problematize marriage, thus offering insights into how Athenians thought about the institution of marriage. Ormand takes a two-fold approach.
Kirk Ormand, 1999
4
Musical Design in Sophoclean Theater
INTRODUCTION. FOR. READERS. IN. TRANSLATION. 1. “Rhythm, Metre, and Black Magic,”CR 56 (1942)99–108. 2. The most recent translations arebyE. Wyckoff (1954)and D.Grene (1991), both in D. Grene and R. Lattimore, eds., The  ...
William C. Scott, 2000
5
The Authenticity and Date of the Sophoclean Ajax Verses ...
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Harwood Hoadley, 2010
6
Sophoclean Fragments
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Richard Johnson Walker, 2009
7
A Companion to Sophocles
A Companion to Sophocles presents the first comprehensive collection of essays in decades to address all aspects of the life, works, and critical reception of Sophocles.
Kirk Ormand, 2012
8
The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication and ...
This 1999 book is a wide-ranging study of Sophoclean language.
Felix Budelmann, 2006
9
The Iambic Trimeter in Aeschylus and Sophocles: A Study in ...
The trimeter of the iambographers and the Aeschylean and Sophoclean lines have been shown to be alike in normative structure: They have in common such basic features as two cola per line and localization of word-shapes and of parts of  ...
Seth L. Schein, 1979
10
The Complete Sophocles: Volume II: Electra and Other Plays
Already the words characteristic of the Sophoclean hero have begun to appear.7 Electra calls on Philomela (199 / 147) and Niobe (202 / 150), both of whom lament ''endlessly'' (aien, a word associated with Sophoclean heroes). The Chorus ...
Sophocles, Peter Burian, Alan Shapiro, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SOPHOCLEAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Sophoclean is used in the context of the following news items.
1
William Vollmann's 'The Dying Grass' is the reading experience of a …
The story is Sophoclean in its clarity and perfect for the kind of historical fiction that dominates the literary marketplace: clean lines, strong characters, and a ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
2
The painful day of judgment is coming closer for the Greeks
... that their government cannot be trusted with anybody's money; and having briefly uttered a Sophoclean wail they will go to the banks to withdraw their cash. «Telegraph.co.uk, May 15»
3
Pathei Mathos: What I Relearned the Last 12 Months
The Sophoclean idea of eironeia (irony) — Oedipus cannot see until he is blind in the manner of the blind, but all-seeing Tiresias, whom he damned as sightless ... «PJ Media, May 15»
4
Glyndebourne 2015: what to eat, drink and wear
Whether their visions of Glyndebourne are Ayckbournian or Sophoclean, some would rather bite off their own arm than be associated with this sort of malarkey ... «Telegraph.co.uk, May 15»
5
Theatre Preview: Oedipus & Antigone
The only sure way to amplify the audience's emotional response would be to stage another Sophoclean tragedy 15 minutes later — and that is exactly what the ... «Varsity Online, Oct 14»
6
Bernard MacGregor Walker Knox
In his reading, Sophoclean heroes are irascible, obstinate, and committed to their cause. Their fate is intertwined with the life of their cities even beyond death ... «Harvard Gazette, Jun 14»
7
Five highlights of the opera season
Director Peter Sellars takes a Sophoclean tragedy about a Greek hero, reworked by George Frederic Handel into an oratorio in the 18th century, and turns it into ... «The Globe and Mail, Apr 14»
8
A View From the Bridge, Young Vic, London
From the very beginning, there is no doubt that the events we see enacted will end tragically in the fullest sense of the word. It feels thoroughly Sophoclean. «Financial Times, Apr 14»
9
Beaverton speller defends her bee crown
Sophoclean is related to the ancient Greek dramatist Sophocles. Amirtharaj, 12, attends Meadow Park Middle School in Beaverton. This year's runner-up, ... «Portland Tribune, Mar 14»
10
Sophoclean Hippies in Liliana Cavani's 'I Cannibali'
Once upon a time, in the decades after World War II, there were four cinematic superpowers: the United States, France, Japan and Italy. The last was hardly the ... «New York Times, Jan 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sophoclean [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sophoclean>. Feb 2020 ».
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