κύκλος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷlos (circle, wheel). Cognates include Sanskrit चक्र (cakrá), Latin colus, Tocharian A/B kukäl/kokale, Old Church Slavonic коло (kolo), Lithuanian kãklas, and Old English hwēol (English wheel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

κύκλος (kuklos) (genitive κύκλου) m, second declension

  1. circle, ring
  2. Any circular object, such as a wheel
  3. A crowd of people
  4. marketplace
  5. circular movement
  6. sphere, globe

Inflection[edit]

There also exists an irregular plural: κύκλα

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

κύκλος (kýklosm

  1. circle
  2. period or cycle
  3. course or track

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See also[edit]

see: δακτύλιος m (daktýlios, circle, ring) (for a list of other rings and circles)