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δεῖν

Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225
Full diacritics: δεῖν Medium diacritics: δεῖν Low diacritics: δειν Capitals: ΔΕΙΝ
Transliteration A: deîn Transliteration B: dein Transliteration C: dein Beta Code: dei=n

English (LSJ)

   A v. δεῖ.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

δεῖν: ἀπαρέμφ. τοῦ δέω, ἴδε ἐν λ. δεῖ. 2) συνηρ. οὐδ. μετοχ., ἴδε δεῖ ΙΙΙ. (ἴδε Κόντ. Γλωσσ. Παρατ. σ. 183 κἑξ.).

French (Bailly abrégé)

inf. de δέω¹ et², et att. p. δέον, part. de δέω².

Greek Monotonic

δεῖν:1. απαρ. του δέω, βλ. δεῖ.
2. συνηρ. αντί δέον, ουδ. μτχ., βλ. δεῖ.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

δεῖν:
I inf. к δέω I и II.
II (= δέον) Xen. part. n к δέω II.

Dutch (Woordenboekgrieks.nl)

δεῖν inf. praes. act. van δέω.