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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1418 - δυσ-

Transliteration
dys-
Phonetics
doos  
Word Origin
a primary inseparable particle of uncertain derivation
Parts of Speech
Particle
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. prefix conveying the idea of difficulty, opposition, injuriousness, similar to our "mis-" or "un-" prefixes
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (0) NAS ( 0 ) HCS ( 0 )
Matthew 35
Mark 16
Luke 26
John 13
Acts 12
1 Corinthians 3
2 Corinthians 1
Galatians 2
Ephesians 2
Philippians 1
1 Timothy 1
Hebrews 2
Revelation 9
BYZ TIS TR
NA WH


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

δῠσ-,

insepar. Prefix, opp. εὖ, un-, mis -, with notion of hard, bad, unlucky, etc., as δυσήλιος, δύσαγνος; destroying the good sense of a word, or increasing its bad sense: hence, joined even to words expressing negation, as δυσάμμορος, δυσανάσχετος; poet. in strong contrasts, as Πάρις Δύσπαρις, γάμος δύσγαμος. Before στ, σθ, σπ, σφ, σχ, the final ς was omitted, v. δυστ -. (Cf. Skt. du[snull ]-, dur -, e.g. durmanâs, = cross δυσμενής; ONorse tor -, e.g. torsóttligr (δύσμαχος); OIr. du-, do -, e.g. dochruth 'misshapen'.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

δυς(, an inseparable prefix conveying the idea of difficulty, opposition, injuriousness or the like, and corresponding to our mis-, un- (Curtius, § 278); opposed to εὖ.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

δυσ -,

inseparable prefix, opp. to εὖ , like un-, mis- (in unrest, mischance), giving the idea of difficulty, opposition, injuriousness, etc.


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
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