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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Byzantine παλιός from Ancient Greek παλαιός (palaiós).

AdjectiveEdit

παλιός (paliósm (feminine παλιά, neuter παλιό)

  1. old, former, long established, not modern
  2. (of objects) worn out
  3. (of people) long established, with long experience (especially in a profession)

Usage notesEdit

In general, for positive forms, παλιός is more common than παλαιός, Degrees of comparison forms: Comparative παλιότερος and the more frequent form παλαιότερος. Superlative: only παλαιότατος.

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