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κύκλος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷlos (circle, wheel). Cognates include Sanskrit चक्र (cakra), Latin colus, Tocharian A/B kukäl/kokale, Old Church Slavonic коло (kolo), Lithuanian kãklas, and Old English hwēol (English wheel).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

κύκλος (kúklos) (genitive κύκλου); m, second declension

  1. circle, ring
  2. Any circular object, such as a wheel
  3. A crowd of people
  4. marketplace
  5. circular movement
  6. sphere, globe

InflectionEdit

There also exists an irregular plural: κύκλα

DescendantsEdit

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek.

NounEdit

κύκλος (kýklosm (plural κύκλοι)

  1. circle
  2. period or cycle
  3. course or track

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • see:– δακτύλιος m (daktýlios, circle, ring) (for a list of other rings and circles)