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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)kel- (crooked), the same root of Latin scelus (curse), German scheel (squinting) and Albanian çalë (lame).

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AdjectiveEdit

σκολῐός (skoliósm (feminine σκολῐᾱ́, neuter σκολῐόν); first/second declension

  1. curved, bent
  2. winding (of rivers and paths)
  3. twisted, tangled
  4. crooked, unjust, unrighteous
  5. riddling, obscure

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