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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἄγκος (ánkos, bend). Possibly corresponding to Proto-Indo-European *h₂engulos (joint?). Cognates include Latin angulus, Sanskrit अङ्गुरि (aṅgúri, finger, toe), Old High German enchil (ankle, joint), and Old Church Slavonic ѫгълъ (ǫgŭlŭ, angle). Compare also Old Armenian անգղ (angł).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /aŋ.ký.los/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /aŋˈky.los/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /aŋˈky.los/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /aɲˈɟy.los/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /aɲˈɟi.los/
  • AdjectiveEdit

    ἀγκύλος (ankúlosm (feminine ἀγκύλη, neuter ἀγκύλον); first/second declension

    1. crooked, curved, rounded
    2. intricate
    3. wily, crafty

    InflectionEdit

    Derived termsEdit

    • ankylosis and all other words starting with ankyl-
    • All words starting with ancylo-

    Further readingEdit