λευκός

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PIE root
*lewk-

From Proto-Indo-European *lewk- ‎(white; light; bright). Cognates include Latin lūx, Sanskrit रोचते ‎(rocate), Old Armenian լոյս ‎(loys) and Old English noun lēoht (English light).

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λευκός ‎(leukósm ‎(feminine λευκή, neuter λευκόν); first/second declension

  1. bright, shining, gleaming
  2. light in color; white
  3. pale-skinned, weakly, cowardly
  4. fair, happy, joyful

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek λευκός ‎(leukós).

AdjectiveEdit

λευκός ‎(lefkósm ‎(feminine λευκή, neuter λευκό)

  1. white
  2. blank, clean

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