κόσμος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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From Proto-Indo-European *muH₂-, *meuH₂- (to wash, wet), same source as Latin mundus.

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κόσμος (kósmos) (genitive κόσμου) m, second declension

  1. order
  2. lawful order, government
  3. mode, fashion
  4. ornament, decoration
  5. honour, credit
  6. ruler
  7. world, universe, the earth
  8. mankind

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

κόσμος (kósmosm (plural κόσμοι)

  1. Universe, cosmos
  2. world, planet Earth
  3. society, people, the masses
  4. a group of people (geographically, historically, socially)
    Ο ρωμαϊκός κόσμος (the Roman world or the Romans)
    Ζει σε άλλον κόσμο! (He lives in another world!)

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