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ἐπίσταμαι prob. = ἐφίσταμαι

I.c. inf. to know how to do, to be able to do, capable of doing, Hom., attic be assured or believe that a thing is, Hdt.
II.c. acc. to understand a matter, know, be versed in or acquainted with, Hom., etc.:—after Hom. to know as a fact, know for certain, know well, Hdt., attic
2.rarely, to know a person, Eur.
III.c. part., to know that one is, has, etc., Hdt., attic
IV.part. pres. ἐπιστάμενος, η, ον, is often also used as an adj. knowing, understanding, skilful, Hom.:—c. gen. skilled or versed in a thing, id=Hom.:—adv. ἐπισταμένως, skilfully, expertly, id=Hdt., Hes.

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