εἰς ὄνυχα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally “to a nail”: an expression borrowed from sculptors, who, in modelling, give the finishing touch with the fingernail, or from joiners, who test the accuracy of joints in wood by the fingernail.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adverb[edit]

εἰς ὄνῠχᾰ (eis ónukha)

  1. ad unguem

Descendants[edit]

  • Latin: ad unguem (calque)

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