άγγελος

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἄγγελος (ángelos, messenger). The Hellenistic sense angel was a semantic loan from the Hebrew מַלְאָךְ(mal'ach) ("angel" or "messenger of God").[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈaŋɟɛlɔs]
  • Hyphenation: άγ‧γε‧λος

Noun[edit]

άγγελος (ángelosm (plural άγγελοι)

  1. angel
    φύλακας άγγελοςfýlakas ángelosguardian angel
    άγγελέ μουángelé moumy sweetheart
    1. (figuratively) a selfless person
  2. messenger, news bearer, envoy, herald

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References[edit]

  1. ^ άγγελος in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.