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ἀγκύλος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἄγκος (ánkos, bend). Possibly corresponding to Proto-Indo-European *h₂engulos (joint?). Cognates include Latin angulus, Sanskrit अङ्गुरि (aṅgúri, finger, toe), Old High German enchil (ankle, joint), and Old Church Slavonic ѫгълъ (ongŭlŭ, angle). Compare also Old Armenian անգղ (angł).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ἀγκύλος (ankúlosm, ἀγκύλη f, ἀγκύλον n; first/second declension

  1. crooked, curved, rounded
  2. intricate
  3. wily, crafty

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