λεπτός

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From λέπω (lépō, I peel), from Proto-Indo-European *lewbʰ- (break off, rind).

AdjectiveEdit

λεπτός (leptósm (feminine λεπτή, neuter λεπτόν); first/second declension

  1. (rare, literally) peel, husked (of grain)
  2. fine-grained (ashes, soil, etc.)
  3. thin, lean (people or animals)
  4. straight, narrow (spaces)
  5. small, weak, tiny
  6. light (breezes)
  7. thin (liquids)
  8. (figuratively) refined, delicate

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DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: λεπτός (leptós)

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek λεπτός (leptós, small).

AdjectiveEdit

λεπτός (leptósm (feminine λεπτή, neuter λεπτό)

  1. thin, skinny, slim
  2. flimsy
  3. delicate, refined

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