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δῖος, δῖα, δῖον (δῖϝος, Διός): divine, an epithet applied with great freedom and with consequent weakening of force; only fem. as applied to gods, δῖα θεα?, Il. 10.290; δἶ Ἀφροδι?τη, so δῖα θεα?ων, also δῖα γυναικῶν, ‘divine of women’; applied to Charybdis, Od. 12.104; to the swineherd Eumaeus (‘noble’), Od. 16.56; to one of Hector's horses, Il. 8.185; also to inanimate things, the sea, earth, lands, rivers.
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