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Sappho
Full diacritics: δειλία Medium diacritics: δειλία Low diacritics: δειλία Capitals: ΔΕΙΛΙΑ
Transliteration A: deilía Transliteration B: deilia Transliteration C: deilia Beta Code: deili/a

English (LSJ)

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   A timidity, cowardice, Hdt.1.37, S.OT536, etc.; δειλίην ὀφλεῖν to be charged with cowardice, Hdt.8.26; δειλίας ὀφλεῖν (sc. δίκην) And.1.74; ἔνοχος δειλίας (sc. δίκῃ) Lys.1.45; opp. ἀνδρεία, θρασύτης, Pl.Lg.648b, Ti.87a.    II misery, Procop.Goth.4.32.