οἰδέω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂oyd-éye-, composed of an o-grade of the root *h₂eyd- and causative/iterative present suffix *-éyeti. Cognates include Old Armenian այտ (ayt, cheek), այտնում (aytnum, to swell), Latin aemidus, and Old English āte (English oat). Compare Οἰδίπους (Oidípous).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

οἰδέω (oidéō)

  1. to swell, become swollen
  2. (figuratively) of inflated style

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References[edit]

  • οἰδέω in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • οἰδέω in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • οἰδέω in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «οἰδέω» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «οἰδέω» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • LSJ 8th edition
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 1053