Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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The root of δέδια is δϝι-, strong forms δϝει-, δϝοι-. Hom. has δίε, δίον feared, fled; for δέδοικα, δέδια he has δείδοικα, δείδια, etc. (once δεδία_σι). Here ει is due to metrical lengthening. δείδω, a present in form, is really a perfect for δε-δϝο (y) .

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Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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