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δῆλος deriv. uncertain

I.properly, visible, conspicuous, Il.
II.clear to the mind, manifest, evident, Od.: —δῆλός εἰμι with partic., δῆλός ἐστιν ἀλγεινῶς φέρων i. e. it is clear that he takes it ill, Soph.; δῆλοί εἰσι μὴ ἐπιτρέψοντες it is clear that they will not permit, Thuc.; also, acc. to our idiom, δῆλόν [ἐστιν] ὅτι . . , v. δηλονότι.
3.δῆλον itself is used like δηλαδή, as αὐτὸς πρὸς αὑτοῦ: δῆλον, all by himself, 'tis manifest, Soph.:—also, δῆλον δέ to introduce a proof, Thuc.

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