χανδάνω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*gʰed-

A nasal-infixed and -suffixed present from Proto-Indo-European *gʰed- ‎(to seize, grasp, take). Compare λαμβάνω ‎(lambánō). Cognate with Latin prehendo, English get.

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Verb[edit]

χανδάνω ‎(khandánō) (chiefly Epic)

  1. (transitive) to take in, hold, comprise, contain
  2. (figuratively, intransitive) to be capable [+infinitive = of doing]

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