κοινός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kom (with). Cognates include Latin cum, Gaulish com-, and Old English ge-

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

κοινός (koinósm, κοινή f, κοινόν n; first/second declension

  1. common
  2. public, general

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Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ciˈnos/
  • Hyphenation: κοι‧νός

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κοινός.

Adjective[edit]

κοινός (koinósm,  feminine: κοινή (koiní), neuter: κοινό (koinó)

  1. common, mutual, shared, joint
    κοινή πεποίθησηkoiní pepoíthisi ― common belief
    κοινό συμφέρονkoinó symféron ― mutual interest
  2. common, commonplace, ordinary
    ο κοινός άνθρωποςo koinós ánthropos ― the common man
  3. public
    κοινή γνώμηkoiní gnómi ― public opinion
    κοινή ωφέλειαkoiní oféleia ― public utility

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