δαμνάω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *demh₂-. Cognates include Sanskrit दाम्यति (dāmyati), Latin domō, and English tame.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /dam.ná.ɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /damˈna.o/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ðamˈna.o/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ðamˈna.o/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ðamˈna.o/
  • Verb[edit]

    δαμνάω (damnáō)

    1. I tame, subdue, control
    2. (of women) I give in marriage, violate, have sexual intercourse with
    3. I subdue, conquer, rule over
    4. I kill
    5. I overpower, overpower

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