δύναμαι

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dewh₂-.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /dý.na.mai̯/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈdy.na.mɛ/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈðy.na.mɛ/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈðy.na.me/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈði.na.me/
  • Verb[edit]

    δῠ́νᾰμαι (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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