dactyl etymology

English word dactyl comes from Ancient Greek δάκτυλος

Detailed word origin of dactyl

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
δάκτυλος Ancient Greek (grc)
dactyl English (eng) A poetical foot of three syllables (— ⏑ ⏑), one long followed by two short, or one accented followed by two unaccented.

Words with the same origin as dactyl

Descendants of δάκτυλος
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