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Definition of Lydian

Lydian
Lydian Lyd"i*an, a. [L. Lydius, fr. Lydia, Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to Lydia, a country of Asia Minor, or to its inhabitants; hence, soft; effeminate; -- said especially of one of the ancient Greek modes or keys, the music in which was of a soft, pathetic, or voluptuous character. Softly sweet in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures. --Dryden. Lydian stone, a flint slate used by the ancients to try gold and silver; a touchstone. See Basanite.

Meaning of Lydian from wikipedia

- The modern Lydian mode is a seven-tone musical scale formed from a rising pattern of pitches comprising three whole tones, a semitone, two more whole tones...
- Lydian may refer to: Lydians, an ancient people of Anatolia Lydian language, an ancient Anatolian language Lydian alphabet Lydian (Unicode block) Lydian...
- The Lydians (known as Sparda to the Achaemenids, Old Persian cuneiform 𐎿𐎱𐎼𐎭) were an Anatolian people living in Lydia, a region in western Anatolia...
- Uşak, Manisa and inland İzmir. The language of its po****tion, known as Lydian, was a member of the Anatolian branch of Indo-European language family....
- Lydian Nadhaswaram is a young Indian multi-instrumentalist from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. In 2019, Lydian won the CBS talent show The World's Best and...
- Lydian (𐤮𐤱𐤠𐤭𐤣𐤶𐤯𐤦𐤳 Śfardẽtis[citation needed] "[language] of Sardis") is an extinct Indo-European Anatolian language spoken in the region of Lydia...
- In jazz music, the lydian chord is the major 7♯11 chord, or ♯11 chord, the chord built on the first degree of the lydian mode, the sharp eleventh being...
- Lydian International Limited is a multinational corporation with gold mining interests in Armenia and Georgia. Founded in 2005 the company is registered...
- In music, the Lydian augmented scale (Lydian ♯5 scale) or the Asgardian Scale is the third mode of the ascending melodic minor scale or jazz minor scale...
- Lydian is a calligraphic humanist sans-serif typeface designed by Warren Chappell for American Type Founders in 1938. It is available in bold, italic,...
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