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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier *ποικιλός (*poikilós), with retraction of the accent by Wheeler's law; from Proto-Indo-European *peyḱ- + -λός (-lós).

AdjectiveEdit

ποικῐ́λος (poikílosm (feminine ποικῐ́λη, neuter ποικῐ́λον); first/second declension

  1. pied, dappled, worked in various colors, parti-colored
  2. changeful, various, varying, variegated
  3. intricate
  4. ambiguous
  5. cunning

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit


GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Ancient Greek ποικίλος (poikílos).

AdjectiveEdit

ποικίλος (poikílosm (feminine ποικίλη, neuter ποικίλο)

  1. variegated, motley, spotted
  2. various

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • ποικίλος in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]