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ἐγγύς also ἔγγι_ον, ἔγγιστα

I.of Place, near, nigh, at hand, Hom.; c. gen. hard by, near to, id=Hom., Soph.; also c. dat., Eur.
II.of Time, nigh at hand, Hom., Xen.
III.of Numbers, etc., nearly, Thuc., Xen.; οὐδ᾽ ἐγγύς i. e. not by a great deal, nothing like it, Plat., Dem.; ἐγγὺς τοῦ τεθνάναι very nearly dead, Plat.
IV.of Relationship, akin to, Aesch., Plat.
From the same Root as ἄγχι, cf. ἄγχιστος, ἔγγιστος.

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