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-

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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 πεποίθηση (common belief)
    κοινό συμφέρον (mutual interest)
  2. common, commonplace, ordinary
    ένας κοινός άνθρωπος
  3. public
    κοινή γνώμη (public opinion)
    κοινή ωφέλεια (public utility)

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