παλαιός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /palaɪós/

Etymology[edit]

From πάλαι "long ago"

Adjective[edit]

παλαιός (palaiosm, παλαιά f, παλαιόν n; first/second declension

  1. old, aged
  2. ancient, of times past
  3. time-honoured, venerable
  4. antiquated, outdated

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Usage notes[edit]

In general, for positive forms, παλιός is more common than παλαιός, however with the degrees of comparison forms inflected from παλαιότερος and παλαιότατος are more frequent than those from παλιότερος and παλιότατος.

Adjective[edit]

παλαιός (palaiósm,  feminine: παλαιά (palaiá), neuter: παλαιό (palaió)

  1. long established, old, former, not modern, worn out

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