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EtymologyEdit

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. (literary) white
    Ο Λευκός Οίκος βρίσκεται στην 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
    O Lefkós Oíkos vrísketai stin 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
    The White House is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
  2. blank, clean
    λευκό ποινικό μητρώοlefkó poinikó mitróoa clean criminal record

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