ἀγκύλος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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 (ongŭlŭ, angle). Compare also Old Armenian անգղ (angł).

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Adjective[edit]

ἀγκύλος (ankúlosm, ἀγκύλη f, ἀγκύλον n; first/second declension

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

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