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κύκλος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷlos (circle, wheel). Cognates include Sanskrit चक्र (cakrá), 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

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GreekEdit

NounEdit

κύκλος (kýklosm (plural κύκλοι)

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

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See alsoEdit

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