μειδάω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)meyh₂-. Cognates include Latin miror, comis, Sanskrit स्मयते ‎(smáyate), and Old Norse *smīla (English smile).

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μειδάω ‎(meidáō)

  1. (Epic verb) to smile

Usage notes[edit]

The regular formation only occurs in the aorist active third-person indicative and aorist active non-finite forms. All other forms come from μειδιάω ‎(meidiáō).

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