δύναμαι

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Uncertain. Could be related to δήν (dḗn, for a long while), δηρός (dērós, too long).

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δύναμαι (dúnamai)

  1. (with infinitive) to be able, capable, strong enough to do
    1. (of moral possibility) to be able, to dare, to bear to do
    2. (with ὡς (hōs) and a superlative) as much as one can
  2. to pass for
    1. (of money) to be worth
    2. (of numbers) to be equivalent, to equal
    3. (of words) to signify, mean
    4. (as a mathematical term) to be the root of a square number, to be the side of a square
  3. (impersonal) it is possible, it can be

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