See also: κάμπη

Ancient Greek edit

Etymology edit

From the Proto-Indo-European *kh₂emp-, from *kh₂em- (bend”, “curve).

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καμπή (kampḗf (genitive καμπῆς); first declension

  1. winding, such as of a river
    1. flexion, bending
    2. a curved part, curve
  2. the turning post in a racecourse
    Synonyms: νύσσα (nússa), καμπτήρ (kamptḗr)
    1. (figuratively) the goal of a speech
  3. (music) a turn, a sudden change
    1. (rhetoric) rounding off of a period
  4. bend or flexure of a limb or of the skull

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