άκαμπτος

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learnedly, from Ancient Greek ἄκαμπτος. Morphologically, from ά- (á-, privative α-) +‎ κάμπτω καμπτ- (kámpto kampt-, bend, turn around) + -ος (-os). The figurative sense, semantic loan from French inflexible.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.kam.ptos/
  • Hyphenation: ά‧καμ‧πτος

AdjectiveEdit

άκαμπτος (ákamptosm (feminine άκαμπτη, neuter άκαμπτο)

  1. inflexible, rigid
  2. (figuratively) inflexible, immovable, steadfast

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ άκαμπτος in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.