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ἀγχίλωψ

Οὔτοι συνέχθειν, ἀλλὰ συμφιλεῖν ἔφυν -> I was not born to hate, but to love.
Sophocles, Antigone 523
Full diacritics: ἀγχίλωψ Medium diacritics: ἀγχίλωψ Low diacritics: αγχίλωψ Capitals: ΑΓΧΙΛΩΨ
Transliteration A: anchílōps Transliteration B: anchilōps Transliteration C: agchilops Beta Code: a)gxi/lwy

English (LSJ)

ωπος, ὁ,

   A swelling which obstructs the lachrymal duct, Gal.19.438.

Spanish (DGE)

-ωπος, ὁ

• Grafía: graf. ἀγχύλωψ Cyran.1.16.15
medic. absceso lagrimal, dacriocistitis supurada e.e., la primera etapa de la dolencia llamada αἰγίλωψ (q.u.) Gal.14.415, Alex.Trall.2.69.11, aunque tb. se confunden ambos términos, Gal.14.772, cf. Cyran.l.c., Gal.14.767, 19.438, Aët.7.89.

• Etimología: Gal. lo explica como compuesto de ἄγχι y ὤψ; la -λ- podría deberse a la analogía de αἰγίλωψ q.u.

Etymological

Grammatical information: f.
Meaning: swelling which obstructs the lacrymal duct (Gal. 19, 438).
Other forms: Synonym αἰγίλωψ (Cels.).
Origin: PG [a word of Pre-Greek origin]
Etymology: Galen analyses as ἄγχι and ὤψ. Strömberg Wortstudien 95f. agrees and explains the -λ- from the synonym αἰγίλωψ (perhaps -λωψ as a whole comes from there). The first member rather from ἄγχω. Not very convincing. - The synonym proves Pre-Greek origin: α\/αι, prenasalization and γ\/χ. Influence of ἄγχι\/ἄγχω on αἰγίλωψ is improbable. Note that αι before NC is not tolerated in Greek; perhaps the first i derives from a palatalized g. The analysis will be *a(n)g'-il-ōp-.