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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Adverb from ποικῐ́λ(ος) +‎ -ως.

PronunciationEdit

 

AdverbEdit

ποικῐ́λως (poikílōs) (comparative ποικῐλώτερον, superlative ποικῐλώτατα)

  1. embroidered in various colours
    ποικίλως ὑφασμένονpoikílōs huphasménonweaved with many colours
  2. (metaphorically) in various ways
    1. intricate, complex
  3. (metaphorically) unstable, changeable
    ποικίλως αὐδώμενοςpoikílōs audṓmenosspeaking in double sense
    ποικίλως ἔχεινpoikílōs ékheinto be different

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piˈcilos/
  • Hyphenation: ποι‧κί‧λως

AdverbEdit

ποικίλως (poikílos)

  1. (archaic, learned) in various ways