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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek καλῶς (kalôs). Cognate with Tsakonian καούρ.

AdverbEdit

καλώς (kalós)

  1. well, all right, alright
    έχει καλώςéchei kalósall's well
    καλώς ή κακώςkalós í kakósfor better or worse

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Usage notesEdit
The 2nd person singular form is familiar and informal, used with family, friends, children and younger people — the plural is formal and polite, it is used with strangers and to give respect. (see:: T-V distinction)