κλῖμαξ

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From κλίνω ‎(klínō, I bend, lean).

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NounEdit

κλῖμαξ ‎(klîmaxf ‎(genitive κλίμακος); third declension klimax klimac may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek κλῖμαξ.

  1. ladder
  2. staircase
  3. torture instrument shaped like a ladder
  4. a certain wrestling move
  5. (rhetoric) climax
  6. the blocks of wood placed above the wheels of a chariot

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