σκύλος

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From Proto-Indo-European *(s)kewH- ‎(to cover). Cognates include Sanskrit स्कुनाति ‎(skunāti, to cover) and Old English scēo ‎(sky) and scuwa ‎(shade, darkness, protection). Related to σκῦτος ‎(skûtos, hide, leather) and ἐπισκύνιον ‎(episkúnion, skin over the brows).

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σκύλος ‎(skúlos) (genitive σκύλεος, σκύλους); n, third declension

  1. skin, hide

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σκύλος ‎(skúlos, skin, hide).

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  • IPA(key): [ˈscilo̞s]
  • Hyphenation: σκύ‧λος

Noun[edit]

σκύλος ‎(skýlosm ‎(plural σκύλοι, feminine σκύλα, neuter σκυλί)

  1. male dog, dog
  2. dogfish

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