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προδείκνυμι 1 2 3 shew by way of example, Hdt.; τὸν ζωστῆρα προδέξας having pointed out [the use of] the girdle, id=Hdt.
2.absol. to tell first, Aesch. foreshew what is about to happen, Hdt., etc.:—c. acc. et inf. to make known beforehand that . . , Thuc. point before one, σκήπτρῳ πρ. (sc. τὴν ὁδόν) to feel one's way with a stick, of a blind man, Soph.
2.pugilistic term, χερσὶ πρ. to make feints with the hands, make as if one was going to strike, Lat. praeludere, Theocr.:—in war, to make a demonstration, Xen.

1 and -ύω

2 fut. -δείξω

3 ionic -δέξω

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