λευκός

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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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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AdjectiveEdit

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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ReferencesEdit

  • λευκός in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «λευκός» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «λευκός» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «λευκός» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «λευκός» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek λευκός ‎(leukós).

AdjectiveEdit

λευκός ‎(lefkósm ‎(feminine λευκή, neuter λευκό)

  1. white
  2. blank, clean

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