καινός

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adjective[edit]

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

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

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]