κυλλός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably connected with κελλόν (kellón, curved, twisted). The word was explained as a derivation from Proto-Indo-European *kʷel- (to move; to turn (around)). In view of the problematic Indo-European etymology, the word may well be of Pre-Greek origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adjective[edit]

κυλλός (kullósm (feminine κυλλή, neuter κυλλόν); first/second declension

  1. clubfooted and bandy-legged
  2. deformed, contracted, crippled
  3. crooked (of things and limbs)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: κουλός (koulós)

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