μειδάω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Verb[edit]

μειδᾰ́ω (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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