καλόγερος

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Koine καλόγηρος (kalogēros), from καλός (kalos, good) +‎ γηρας (gēras, old age)

NounEdit

καλόγερος (kalógerosm (plural καλόγεροι)

  1. (religion) monk, friar
  2. (figuratively, humorous) a solitary, ascetic, monkish person
  3. coat rack, hatstand
  4. (medicine) boil
  5. great tit (bird)
  6. (nautical) exposed rock at sea

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Related termsEdit

  • καλογερόπουλο n (kalogerópoulo, young monk)
  • καλογερική f (kalogerikí, monkhood)
  • καλογερίστικος (kalogerístikos, monkish)
  • καλόγρια f (kalógria, nun)

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Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 22:02