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First/Second declension Adjective; Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἐπιχειρητέος ἐπιχειρητέα ἐπιχειρητέον

Structure: ἐπιχειρητε (Stem) + ος (Ending)

Etym.: e)pixeire/w의 분사형


  1. one must attempt or attack


First/Second declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • ἀπολογητέον δή, ὦ ἄνδρεσ Ἀθηναῖοι, καὶ ἐπιχειρητέον ὑμῶν ἐξελέσθαι τὴν διαβολὴν ἣν ὑμεῖσ ἐν πολλῷ χρόνῳ ἔσχετε ταύτην ἐν οὕτωσ ὀλίγῳ χρόνῳ. (Plato, Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Phaedo, 15:2)
  • ὥσπερ, εἴ τισ ἓν τάλαντον μὴ δύναιτο φέρειν, πῶσ οὐ φανερὸν ὅτι πλείω γε φέρειν οὐδ’ ἐπιχειρητέον αὐτῷ; (Xenophon, Memorabilia, , chapter 6 15:6)
  • τὸ δὴ μετὰ ταῦτα ἆρ’ οὐ μειγνύναι ἐπιχειρητέον; (Plato, Parmenides, Philebus, Symposium, Phaedrus, 294:2)
  • ἆρ’ οὖν οὕτωσ ἐπιχειρητέον ἡμῖν ἐστιν τῇ πόλει καὶ τοῖσ πολίταισ θεραπεύειν, ὡσ βελτίστουσ αὐτοὺσ τοὺσ πολίτασ ποιοῦντασ; (Plato, Euthydemus, Protagoras, Gorgias, Meno, 407:4)
  • ἐπιχειρητέον δέ τι καὶ σμικρῷ πλέον αὐτὸ προαγαγεῖν εἰσ τὸ πρόσθεν σαφηνείασ ἕνεκα. (Plato, Cratylus, Theaetetus, Sophist, Statesman, 33:4)


  1. one must attempt or attack


Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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