χαίνω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to χάσκω (kháskō, to open the mouth, gape, yawn), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰeh₂-n- of the same meaning.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

χαίνω (khaínō)

  1. late present of χάσκω (kháskō)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “χάσκω”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 1616

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