παλαιός

Ancient GreekEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /palaɪós/

EtymologyEdit

From πάλαι "long ago"

AdjectiveEdit

παλαιός (palaiosm, παλαιά f, παλαιόν n; first/second declension

  1. old, aged
  2. ancient, of times past
  3. time-honoured, venerable
  4. antiquated, outdated

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GreekEdit

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Usage notesEdit

In general, for positive forms, παλιός is more common than παλαιός, however with the degrees of comparison forms inflected from παλαιότερος and παλαιότατος are more frequent than those from παλιότερος and παλιότατος.

AdjectiveEdit

παλαιός (palaiósm,  feminine: παλαιά (palaiá), neuter: παλαιό (palaió)

  1. long established, old, former, not modern, worn out

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