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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Traditionally connected with χηρᾰμός(khēramós, hole, hollow), χήμη(khḗmē, yawning, gaping), and χά̆σκω(kháskō, I yawn, gape), but obscure.

NounEdit

χηλή ‎(khēlḗf

  1. hoof
  2. crab's claw
  3. unguis of an ox
  4. breakwater
  5. jawbone

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GreekEdit

NounEdit

χηλή ‎(chilíf

  1. (anatomy) hoof (of an animal)
  2. unguis

DeclensionEdit