analects


analects
Synonyms and related words:
Festschrift, adage, album, ana, anthology, aphorism, apothegm, axiom, beauties, byword, canon, catchword, chrestomathy, clippings, collectanea, collected sayings, collected works, collection, compilation, complete works, current saying, cuttings, delectus, dictate, dictum, distich, epigram, excerpta, excerpts, expression, extracts, florilegium, flowers, fragments, garden, garland, gleanings, gnome, golden saying, maxim, miscellanea, miscellany, moral, mot, motto, omnibus, oracle, photograph album, phrase, pithy saying, posy, precept, prescript, proverb, proverbial saying, proverbs, quotation book, saw, saying, scrapbook, sentence, sententious expression, sloka, stock saying, sutra, symposium, teaching, text, verse, wisdom, wisdom literature, wise saying, witticism, word, words of wisdom

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Analects — Traditional Chinese 論語 Simplified Chinese 论 …   Wikipedia

  • analects — [an΄ə lek′təan′ə lekts΄] pl.n. [L analecta < Gr analekta < analegein, to collect < ana , up + legein, to gather] collected literary excerpts or passages: also analecta [an΄ə lek′tə] the Analects a collection of Confucius teachings …   English World dictionary

  • Analects — An a*lects ([a^]n [.a]*l[e^]kts), ||Analecta An a*lec ta ([a^]n [.a]*l[e^]k t[.a]), n. pl. [Gr. ana lekta fr. anale gein to collect; ana + le gein to gather.] A collection of literary fragments. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • analects — (n.) 1650s, literary gleanings, from Gk. analekta, lit. things chosen, neuter plural of analektos select, choice, verbal adj. of analegein to gather up, collect, from ana up (see ANA (Cf. ana )) + legein to gather, also to choose words, hence …   Etymology dictionary

  • analects — also analecta noun plural Etymology: New Latin analecta, from Greek analekta, neuter plural of analektos, verbal of analegein to collect, from ana + legein to gather more at legend Date: 1652 selected miscellaneous written passages …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • analects — analectic, adj. /an l ekts /, n.pl. selected passages from the writings of an author or of different authors. Also, analecta /an l ek teuh/. [1615 25; < L analecta < Gk análekta, neut. pl. of análektos (verbal adj. of analégein to pick up, gather …   Universalium

  • analects — noun A collection of excerpts or quotes. Syn: analecta …   Wiktionary

  • Analects — Литературный сборник …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • analects — an·a·lects || ænÉ™lekts n. extracts from a literary work or from a collection of literary works …   English contemporary dictionary

  • analects — [ anəlɛkts] (also analecta ˌanə lɛktə) plural noun a collection of short literary or philosophical extracts. Origin ME: via L. from Gk analekta things gathered up , from ana up + legein gather …   English new terms dictionary