σφίγγω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Beekes, perhaps of Pre-Greek origin.

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σφῐ́γγω (sphíngō)

  1. to bind tight, tie fast
    Antonym: χᾰλᾰ́ω (khaláō)
  2. to bind or hold together
  3. to tie up in a bundle
  4. to tighten up
  5. to press together

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