κυφός

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See also: κῦφος and Κύφος

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clearly related to κύπτω (kúptō, to stoop). The word has been linked with Lithuanian kuprà (hump) and Old High German hovar (hump). According to Beekes, the variation "κυφ-/κυπ-" points to a Pre-Greek origin.

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κῡφός (kūphósm (feminine κῡφή, neuter κῡφόν); first/second declension

  1. bent forward, stooping, hunchbacked
  2. curved, round (of a cup)

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