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δαίω1 The Root is ΔΑϜ, which appears in the perf. pass. part. δεδαυμένος, Semon. the perfect and pluperfect forms are commonly used with the present and imperfect meanings. light up, make to burn, kindle, Lat. accendo, Il., Aesch.:—Pass. to blaze, burn fiercely, Il.; πυρὶ ὄσσε δεδήει blazed with fire, Od.; metaph., πόλεμος, μάχη δέδηε war blazes forth, Il.; ὄσσα δεδήει the report spread like wild-fire, Lat. flagrat rumor, id=Il. burn, burn up, Lat. uro:— Pass., δαισθείς Eur.

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