λοξός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *lewg- (bend, twist). Cognates include Latin luxus, Sanskrit रुग्ण (rugṇá), Lithuanian lugnas and Old Norse lykna.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adjective[edit]

λοξός (loxósm (feminine λοξή, neuter λοξόν); first/second declension

  1. Not straight: slanting, crosswise, oblique
  2. To the side: sideways, askance
  3. (figuratively) mistrustful, suspicious
  4. (of language) indirect, ambiguous

Inflection[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • (slanting): ὀρθός (orthós, at a right angle)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • λοξός in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • λοξός in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.