λευκός

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From Proto-Indo-European *lewk- (white; light; bright). Cognates include Latin lūx, Sanskrit रोचते (rocate), Old Armenian լոյս (loys) and Old English noun lēoht (English light).

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λευκός (leukosm, λευκή f, λευκόν n; first/second declension

  1. bright, shining, gleaming
  2. white
  3. pale, weakly, cowardly
  4. fair, happy, joyful

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Adjective[edit]

λευκός (lefkósm,  feminine: λευκή (lefkí), neuter: λευκό (lefkó)

  1. white
  2. blank, clean

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