Associations to the word «Dorian»


DORIAN, adjective. Of or relating to the Dorians
DORIAN, noun. A member of the Dorians
DORIAN, proper noun. A male given name, apparently first used by Oscar Wilde in his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891).
DORIAN MODE, noun. (music) a mode that is a minor key with the sixth scale degree raised by one half step

Dictionary definition

DORIAN, noun. A member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks.
DORIAN, noun. The ancient Greek inhabitants of Doris who entered Greece from the north about 1100 BC.
DORIAN, adjective. Of or relating to the ancient Greek inhabitants of Doris, to their Doric dialect of Greek, or to their culture.

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche