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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From τῠ́πτω (túptō, I poke, beat).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

τῠ́πος (túposm (genitive τῠ́που); second declension

  1. A blow, pressing
  2. The results of a blow: mark, impression
  3. mark, figure, image, outline
  4. General character of a thing: sort, type
  5. text, content
  6. pattern, example, model
  7. summoning

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek τύπος (túpos). The colloquial meaning of "guy, chap" is a semantic loan from French type.

NounEdit

τύπος (týposm (plural τύποι)

  1. sort, type
  2. the press, the newspapers collectively
  3. formality
  4. (colloquial) a man, a guy, a chap
  5. (chemistry, mathematics) formula

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Further readingEdit

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