σκύλος

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From Proto-Indo-European *(s)kewH- (to cover). Cognates include Sanskrit स्कुनाति (skunāti, to cover) and Old English scēo (sky) and scuwa (shade, darkness, protection). Related to σκῦτος (skûtos, hide, leather) and ἐπισκύνιον (episkúnion, skin over the brows).

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σκύλος (skúlos) (genitive σκύλεος, σκύλους) n, third declension

  1. skin, hide

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σκύλος (skúlos, skin, hide).

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  • IPA(key): [ˈscilo̞s]
  • Hyphenation: σκύ‧λος

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σκύλος (skýlosm (plural σκύλοι, feminine σκύλα, neuter σκυλί)

  1. male dog, dog
  2. dogfish

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