Έλληνας

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἕλλην (Héllēn, a Greek; gentile, pagan), Medieval sense: "idolater". From the accusative singular τόν (tón) Ἕλληνα (Héllēna).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈe.li.nas/
  • Hyphenation: Έλ‧λη‧νας

Proper noun[edit]

Έλληνας (Éllinasm (feminine Ελληνίδα)

  1. (male) Greek or Hellene (native, citizen or inhabitant of Greece, or someone who has Hellenic ancestry)
    Ήρθαν ένας Έλληνας και μία Ελληνίδα. Είναι οι έλληνες φίλοι μου.
    Írthan énas Éllinas kai mía Ellinída. Eínai oi éllines fíloi mou.
    One Greek (man) and one Greek (woman) came. They are my Greek friends.
  2. for adjectival use, see έλληνας (éllinas)

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