καταλαμβάνω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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From κατά- (katá-, against) +‎ λαμβάνω (lambánō, I take)

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καταλαμβάνω (katalambánō)

  1. I seize, grasp, hold
  2. I grasp with the mind: comprehend
  3. I catch, overtake
  4. I find, detect
  5. I occur, befall (often of events, especially negative events: death, disaster, defeat, etc.)

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Verb[edit]

καταλαμβάνω (katalamváno);  simple past: κατέλαβα (katélava);  passive form: καταλαμβάνομαι (katalamvánomai)

  1. seize, acquire sovereignty

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