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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷlos (circle, wheel). Cognate with Mycenaean Greek 𐀓𐀐𐀩𐀄 (ku-ke-re-u).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ký.klos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈky.klos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈky.klos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈcy.klos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈci.klos/
  • NounEdit

    κῠ́κλος (kúklosm (genitive κῠ́κλου); 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

    DeclensionEdit

    There also exists an irregular plural

    DescendantsEdit

    Further readingEdit


    GreekEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    Inherited from Ancient Greek κύκλος (kúklos).

    NounEdit

    κύκλος (kýklosm (plural κύκλοι)

    1. (geometry) circle
    2. period, cycle
    3. series, cycle
    4. clique, coterie, circle, set (of people)
    5. (sports) circuit, course, track
    6. (education) course
    7. (business) turnover

    DeclensionEdit

    Coordinate termsEdit

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

    Derived termsEdit