Ancient Greek-English Dictionary Language


First declension Noun; Feminine 자동번역 Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἀγκύλη

Structure: ἀγκυλ (Stem) + η (Ending)

Etym.: a)/gkos


  1. a loop or noose
  2. the thong of a javelin, the javelin
  3. a bow-string


First declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • Σικελὸν κότταβον ἀγκύλῃ λατάζων. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 10, book 10, chapter 30 1:3)
  • ἀγκύλῃ ποτήριον πρὸσ τὴν τῶν κοττάβων παιδιὰν χρήσιμον. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 11, book 11, chapter 221)
  • ἀλλ’ ἀπὸ ἀγκύλησ ἤτοι τῆσ δεξιᾶσ χειρόσ, καὶ ἡ κύλιξ δὲ ἡ ἀγκύλη διὰ τὸ ἐπαγκυλοῦν τὴν δεξιὰν χεῖρα ἐν τῇ προέσει. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 11, book 11, chapter 22 1:6)


  1. the thong of a javelin

  2. a bow-string

Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

Find this word at Perseus Greek Word Study Tool