ἀγκύλος

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*h₂enk-

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).

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AdjectiveEdit

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

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

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