Ancient Greek edit

Etymology edit

For *χαδάνω (with -χανδ- imported from other forms of the paradigm),[1] from a nasal-infixed and -suffixed present from Proto-Indo-European *gʰed- (to seize, grasp, take). Compare λαμβάνω (lambánō). Cognate with Latin prehendō, English get, Albanian gjej.

Pronunciation edit


Verb edit

χᾰνδᾰ́νω (khandánō) (chiefly Epic)

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

Inflection edit

References edit

  1. ^ Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, § 454A.1
  • χανδάνω”, in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • χανδάνω”, in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • χανδάνω”, in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • χανδάνω in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • χανδάνω”, in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter