εκατό

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See also: εκατό-

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek ἑκατό from the Ancient Greek ἑκατόν (hekatón).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.kaˈto/
  • Hyphenation: ε‧κα‧τό

Numeral[edit]

εκατό (ekató)

  1. hundred, 100
  2. (figuratively, hyperbolic) (expressing exaggeration)
    Σου το είπα εκατό φορές, αλλά δεν με ακούς.
    Sou to eípa ekató forés, allá den me akoús.
    I have told you a hundred times, but you won't listen
    Synonym: χίλια (chília)

Alternative forms[edit]

  • εκατόν (ekatón) Used instead of εκατό for the names of the numbers 101-199

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Noun[edit]

εκατό (ekatón (indeclinable)

  1. hundred
  2. In Greece, the telephone number (i.e. 100) used to call the police.
    Το εκατό ήρθε αμέσως και τον έδιωξε. (The one hundred came immediately and drove them away.)

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