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καλός

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. While it has been compared with Sanskrit कल्य (kalya), this does not seem a satisfactory explanation for the term and all of its variations/descendants.

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AdjectiveEdit

καλός (kalósm, καλή f, καλόν n; first/second declension

  1. beautiful, lovely
  2. good, quality, useful
  3. good, right, moral, virtuous, noble

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek καλός.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kaˈlo̞s]
  • Hyphenation: κα‧λός

AdjectiveEdit

καλός (kalósm,  feminine: καλή (kalí), neuter: καλό (kaló)

  1. good
  2. nice, likeable

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NounEdit

καλός (kalósm (plural καλοί)

  1. the good (man)
    Οι καλοί θα πάνε στον Παράδεισο.
    The good will go to Heaven.
  2. goodie, goody
  3. sweetheart

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