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|Nov 10 '21 at 11:27||comment||added||Andy Bonner||Agreed, I’m a bit puzzled by the linguistic word “dialect.” While I see from en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ionians that the tribes did in fact have their own dialect, it seems more likely that the modes were named “for” the tribes themselves, or for their associated geographic regions.|
|Nov 10 '21 at 9:45||comment||added||phoog||Why do you think the modes were named after dialects? The word "German" in "German shepherd" does not refer to the German language, for example.|
|Nov 10 '21 at 5:40||answer||Aaron||timeline score: 3|
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