πολιός

See also: πόλιος and polios

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *polHwós (pale, gray). Cognate with Latin palleō

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

πολῐός (poliósm (feminine πολῐᾱ́, neuter πολῐόν); first/second declension
πολῐός (poliósm or f (neuter πολῐόν); second declension

  1. grey, grizzled, grizzly
    1. (most frequently, of human hair) grey from age
    2. an old man’s or old woman’s
      1. (figurative) hoary, venerable
  2. bright, clear, serene

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • German: Poliomyelitis
  • Latin: poliocephalus

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NounEdit

πολῐός (poliósm (genitive πολῐοῦ); second declension

  1. (Byzantine) a stone
    • MelitS 1178

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