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δεικτικός

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From δεικ- (deik-), the root of δείκνῡμι (deíknūmi, show), -τῐκός (-tikós, verbal adjective suffix): literally “able to show”.

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

δεικτῐκός (deiktikósm (feminine δεικτῐκή, neuter δεικτῐκόν); first/second declension

  1. (logic, of a syllogism) able to be reduced (to a simpler or clearer form)
  2. (of a statement) categorical
  3. (grammar) demonstrative

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: δεικτικός (deiktikós)
  • English: deictic

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from the Ancient Greek δεικτῐκός (deiktikós).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

δεικτικός (deiktikósm (feminine δεικτική, neuter δεικτικό)

  1. indicating
  2. (grammar) demonstrative
    δεικτική αντωνυμία (demonstrative pronoun)

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