αἰγίλιψ

in α

COMPOUND: αἰγίλιψ, -ιπος
CATEGORIZATION: A [N+V+Suf]
MEANING: ‘steep, sheer’
ETIMOLOGY: noun root αἰγ- (αἴξ, αἰγός) ‘goat’ + -ι- + verbal root λιπ- ‘climb’ (lit. lipti) ‘climb’ (less problably:  λείπω ‘leave, quit’) + adj. suf. –ς, -ος
OCCURRENCE: Il. IX, 15; XIII, 63; XVI 4
CASE/GENDER/NUMBER: gen. f. (target gender) sg.
HEADEDNESS: exocentric
CLASSIFICATION: subordinate (complement-V) –  tatpuruša (V-governing)
NOTES: uncertain etymology. Linking element -ι-