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δήξ

Ἐδιζησάμην ἐμεωυτόν -> I searched out myself
Heraclitus, fr. 101B
Full diacritics: δήξ Medium diacritics: δήξ Low diacritics: δηξ Capitals: ΔΗΞ
Transliteration A: dḗx Transliteration B: dēx Transliteration C: diks Beta Code: dh/c

English (LSJ)

gen. δηκός, ὁ or ἡ,

   A worm in wood, Tz.ad Hes.Op.418.

German (Pape)

[Seite 567] δηκός, ὁ (δάκνω), der Holzwurm, Tzetz. zu Hes. O. 418.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

δήξ: γεν. δηκός, ὁ, ἢ ἡ, σκώληξ τῶν ξύλων, σάρακας, Σχόλ. Ἡσ. Ἔργ. κ. Ἡμ. 418.

Spanish (DGE)

δηκός, ὁ
zool. gusano de la madera, carcoma prob. calidio, Callidium uariabile L., Hdn.Gr.1.396, Tz.ad Hes.Op.418, Eust.249.35.

• Etimología: Prob. formado sobre la r. de δάκνω q.u., sobre el modelo de σφήξ.