δίκαιος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From δῐ́κη (díkē, custom, right) +‎ -ῐος (-ios, adjective suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /dí.kai̯.os/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈdi.kɛ.os/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈði.kɛ.os/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈði.ce.os/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈði.ce.os/
  • Adjective[edit]

    δῐ́καιος (díkaiosm (feminine δῐκαίᾱ, neuter δῐ́καιον); 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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    Related terms[edit]

    • and see: δίκη f (díki, trial)