μέλλων

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μέλλων (méllōnm (feminine μέλλουσᾰ, neuter μέλλον); first/third declension

  1. present active participle of μέλλω (méllō)

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Learnedly, from Ancient Greek μέλλων (méllōn). Present participle of μέλλω (méllo), see 3rd person μέλλει (méllei). The masculine and neuter μέλλον (méllon), also substantivised.

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μέλλων (méllonm (plural μέλλοντες)

  1. (formal, dated, grammar) older form of μέλλοντας (méllontas): "future (tense)"

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μέλλων (méllonm (feminine μέλλουσα, neuter μέλλον)

  1. future, forthcoming, to-be
    οι μέλλουσες γενεέςoi méllouses geneésthe future generations
    η μέλλουσα μητέραi méllousa mitéraexpectant mother literally: a mother (in the near future)
    Ο μέλλων γαμπρός μου είναι πολύ καλό παιδί.O méllon gamprós mou eínai polý kaló paidí.My son-in-law to-be is a very good lad.

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