See also: μαύρος

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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

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

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

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