δίκαιος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*deyḱ-

From δίκη ‎(díkē, custom, right) +‎ -ιος ‎(-ios, adjective suffix).

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Adjective[edit]

δίκαιος ‎(díkaiosm ‎(feminine δικαία, neuter δίκαιον); first/second declension

  1. observant of custom, orderly, civilized
  2. righteous
  3. equal, even, balanced
  4. exact, specific
  5. lawful, just, right
  6. fitting, normal
  7. real, genuine

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δίκαιος ‎(díkaios, right, just, honest)

Adjective[edit]

δίκαιος ‎(díkaiosm ‎(feminine δίκαιη, neuter δίκαιο)

  1. just (of a legal process or judgement)
  2. equitable, fair

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