μαυρός

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly the Moors' native name, or connected to ἀμαυρός (amauros, dark, dim, faint), though this adjective only appears in late Greek and could have originated from the peoples' name as the reverse.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

μαυρός (maurosm, μαυρός f, μαυρόν n; second declension

  1. barely seen, dim, faint, shadowy
  2. dark
  3. sightless, blind
  4. unknown, uncertain, obscure
  5. inconspicuous
  6. weak, feeble

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