χλωρός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ghlo-, variant of *ǵʰloū- (to shine). Related to χλοερός "verdant" & χλόη "the green of new growth"

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /kʰlɔːrós/
  • (Koine) IPA(key): /xloˈros/

Adjective[edit]

χλωρός (khlōrósm, χλωρά f, χλωρόν n; first/second declension

  1. The green of new growth: light green, pale green, yellowish-green
  2. yellow
  3. pale
  4. fresh, verdant, unripe
  5. youthful

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