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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly the Moors' native name (from a dialect of Arabic), or connected to ἀμαυρός ‎(amaurós, dark, dim, faint), though this adjective only appears in late Greek and could have originated from the peoples' name as the reverse.

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

μαυρός ‎(maurósm, f ‎(neuter μαυρόν); second declension

  1. barely seen, dim, faint, shadowy
  2. dark
  3. sightless, blind
  4. unknown, uncertain, obscure
  5. inconspicuous
  6. weak, feeble

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DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: μαύρος ‎(mávros, black, dark, adjective)

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