σκαληνός

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kel- (to curve, bend) or from *(s)kelH- (to cut, carve, split).

See also σκάζω (skázō).

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

σκᾰληνός (skalēnósm (feminine σκᾰληνή, neuter σκᾰληνόν); first/second declension

  1. Uneven, unequal, rough, rugged, slanting.
  2. (mathematics, of numbers) Odd.
    Synonym: περῐσσός (perissós)
    Antonyms: ἄρτῐος (ártios), ἰσοσκελής (isoskelḗs)
  3. (geometry, of triangles) Having unequal sides, scalene.
    1. (geometry, of cones) Oblique.

InflectionEdit

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: σκαληνός (skalinós)
  • Latin: scalēnus
    English: scalene, scalenus

ReferencesEdit


GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek σκαληνός (skalēnós)

AdjectiveEdit

σκαληνός (skalinósm (feminine σκαληνή, neuter σκαληνό)

  1. (geometry) scalene, having unequal sides
    Synonym: ανισοσκελής (anisoskelís)
    Antonym: ισοσκελής (isoskelís)

DeclensionEdit