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703 D. 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[ιγλιδε]-α.

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