καινός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *kəňňós, from Proto-Indo-European *kn̥-yós, from *ken- ‎(new, fresh). Cognates include Sanskrit कनीन ‎(kanī́na), कन्या ‎(kanyā́), Avestan 𐬐𐬀𐬌𐬥𐬍𐬥 ‎(kainī̆(n)-), and more distantly, Latin recens.

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Adjective[edit]

καινός ‎(kainósm ‎(feminine καινή, neuter καινόν); first/second declension

  1. new, fresh, unused
  2. new, novel, strange, unusual

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