αγκύλι

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Koine Greek ἀγκύλιον (ankúlion), diminutive of Ancient Greek ἀγκύλη (ankúlē).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aŋˈɟili/
  • Homophone: αγκύλη (agkýli)
  • Hyphenation: α‧γκύ‧λι

Noun[edit]

αγκύλι (agkýlin (plural αγκύλια)

  1. splinter, point, sliver
  2. hook, barb
  3. (figuratively) calumny, slander

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References[edit]

  1. ^ αγκύλι in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]