μαύρος

See also: μαυρός

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μαυρός (maurós), μαῦρος (maûros, dark).

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AdjectiveEdit

μαύρος (mávrosm (feminine μαύρη, neuter μαύρο)

  1. (colour) black
  2. gloomy, dark, grim
  3. depressed, miserable
  4. grim, terrible, evil
  5. (typography) bold

Usage notesEdit

On degrees:

μαυρότερος (more black), μαυρότατος (most, very black).
Comparative: μαυρύτερος (in analogy to μεγαλύτερος)
Comparative: μαυρήτερος

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