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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