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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *dweynós, from *dwey- (fear); equivalent to δει- (dei-), the root of δείδω (deídō), +‎ -νος (-nos). Compare δέος (déos). Cognate with Latin dirus, Old Armenian երկն (erkn).

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AdjectiveEdit

δεινός (deinósm (feminine δεινή, neuter δεινόν); first/second declension

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

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δεινός (deinós).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ðiˈnos/
  • Hyphenation: δει‧νός

AdjectiveEdit

δεινός (deinósm

  1. terrible, horrible, fearful, astounding
  2. skillful

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