From: Jeffrey B. Gibson (
Date: Fri Feb 12 1999 - 17:42:45 EST

George Blaisdell wrote:
> B-Greekers ~
> This is just a little question about Greek word formation.
> Is this word possibly formed by a quasi-sentence that consists of:
> DIK A EI hO SUN H meaning "Right 'without if' the together with" plus
> the ending [H]? Meaning "That which is together with rightness
> unconditionally", hence righteousness?

About as much as the name of the goddess Dike (Justice) represents a
quasi sentence DI KE meaning "kill the music".

George, please learn some basics about how syllables are divided in
Greek. The proper division is DI KAI OS UN- (giving us, of course,
Princess Di and the rest of us: Di and us uns).


Jeffrey B. Gibson
7423 N. Sheridan Road #2A
Chicago, Illinois 60626

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