κινδυνεύω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

κῐ́νδῡνος (kíndūnos, danger) +‎ -εύω (-eúō)

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Verb[edit]

κῐνδῡνεύω (kindūneúō)

  1. to be daring, run a risk, venture
  2. to run the risk [+infinitive = of doing]
  3. Used to express possibility or probability
    • 460 BCE – 420 BCE, Herodotus, Histories 4.105:
      κινδυνεύουσι οἱ ἄνθρωποι οὗτοι γόητες εἶναι.
      kinduneúousi hoi ánthrōpoi hoûtoi góētes eînai.
      These men ran the risk of being [reputed] conjurors.

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