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δεινός

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *dweinós, from *dwei (fear) (whence also δείδω (deídō) and δέος (déos)). Cognate with Latin dirus, Old Armenian երկն (erkn).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

δεινός (deinósm, δεινή f, δεινόν n; first/second declension

  1. terrible, horrible, fearful, astounding
  2. (neuter substantive) danger
  3. marvelous, mighty, powerful
  4. wondrous, strange
  5. able, skillful, clever

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