δέων

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From δέω (déō, I bind).

Participle[edit]

δέων (déōnm (feminine δέουσᾰ, neuter δέον); first/third declension

  1. masculine nominative singular present active participle of δέω (déō)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From δέω (déō, I lack).

Participle[edit]

δέων (déōnm (feminine δέουσᾰ, neuter δέον); first/third declension

  1. masculine nominative singular present active participle of δέω (déō)
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  • English: deonto-
  • Portuguese: deonto-

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Active present participle of δέω (déo). Learnedly, from Ancient Greek δέων (déōn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

δέων (déonm (feminine δέουσα, neuter δέον) (formal, in the ancient fashion)

  1. appropriate, proper, necessary
    Σε συνέχια του περιστατικού, νομοθέτησαν τους δέοντες νόμους.
    Se synéchia tou peristatikoú, nomothétisan tous déontes nómous.
    Following the incident, they legislated the necessary laws.
    Λήφθηκαν τα δέοντα μέτρα και έγιναν οι δέουσες ενέργειες.
    Lífthikan ta déonta métra kai éginan oi déouses enérgeies.
    The appropriate measures were taken and the appropriate actions were implemented.
    Synonyms: αναγκαίος (anagkaíos), πρέπων (prépon), σωστός (sostós), προσήκων (prosíkon), ορθός (orthós), κατάλληλος (katállilos)

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