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Headword: Deidô
Adler number: delta,305
Translated headword: I fear
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
The [verb that means] I am afraid.
Greek Original:
Deidô: to phoboumai.
Notes:
A perfect form with present sense, originally *dedwoya. The root may be that of the number "two" (*dwei-): to fear is to be in two minds. See Chantraine Dictionnaire ├ętymologique de la langue grecque s.v., and cf. delta 147, delta 163, delta 302.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica; from a scholion on Homer, Iliad 10.39, where the headword occurs (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 September 2002@00:01:04.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note and keywords) on 10 September 2002@11:58:27.
Catharine Roth (added cross-references and link, raised status) on 21 December 2003@18:11:15.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 31 December 2003@00:46:27.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 19 June 2012@07:04:53.
David Whitehead on 11 October 2015@09:12:00.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 16 July 2016@17:49:50.

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