καλώς

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Greek[edit]

Adverb[edit]

καλώς (kalós)

  1. well, all right, alright
    έχει καλώς (all's well)
    καλώς ή κακώς (for better or worse)

Derived terms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

you — when using the second-person to an individual in Greek a choice must be made between using the singular or plural form of the verb. The choice made depends upon the relationship between the speaker and the person spoken to (see: T–V distinction).

† The singular form is familiar and informal, used with family, friends, children and younger people: γεια σου (geia sou, hello), τι κάνεις; (ti káneis?, how are you?).
‡ The plural is formal and polite, and used with strangers and to give respect: γεια σας (geia sas, hello), τι κάνετε; (ti kánete?, how are you?).