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προδείκνυ_μι (προδα^ν-ύω Hdt.1.209, 7.37), 3sg. προδίκνυτι [δι^] Epigr. in GDI5112 (Crete): Ion.aor. -έδεξα (v. infr.):—
2. abs., tell first, A.Pr.779, S.OT624.
II. foreshow what is about to happen, “πάντα τὰ ἐπιφερόμεναHdt.1.209; “Ἕλλησι π. θεὸς ἔκλειψιν τῶν πολίωνId.7.37, cf. 6.27; “προφαίνει καρπὸν . . μέχρι τοῦ προδεῖξαι μόνονThphr.CP1.13.10: c. acc. et inf., make known beforehand that . . , Th.3.47; “π. ὅτι . .Plu.Phoc.28; προδεδειγμένου it having been already shown, A.D Synt. 336.16.
III. point before one, σκήπτρῳ π. γαῖαν, of a blind man, S.OT456; π. τὸ τόξον put it out before one, Luc.Herc.1, cf.Herm.68; π. δελεάσματα hold out baits, Them.Or.22.271c; π. χρεῶν ἀποκοπάς ib.7.91c.
2. as a technical term of pugilists, χερσὶ π. make feints with the hands, Theoc.22.102; also in war, X.Eq.Mag.8.24; “π. τινὰς ἐπιβολάςPlb.2.66.2; of the cuttle-fish, “π. εἰς τὸ πρόσθενArist. HA621b34.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 779
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.209
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.60
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.10
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.27
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.37
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 456
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 624
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.47
    • Xenophon, On the Cavalry Commander, 8.24
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.66.2
    • Plutarch, Phocion, 28
    • Lucian, Hercules, 1
    • Lucian, Hermotimus, 68
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