κενός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From *κενϝός (*kenwós), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱen-. Cognates with Old Armenian սին (sin, vain, trifling).

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Adjective[edit]

κενός (kenósm (feminine κενή, neuter κενόν); first/second declension

  1. empty
    Antonyms: μεστός (mestós), πλήρης (plḗrēs)
  2. vain, fruitless
  3. exhausted, void, destitute

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κενός (kenós), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱen-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

κενός (kenósm (feminine κενή, neuter κενό)

  1. empty, free, vacant

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Further reading[edit]

  • κενός in Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek, 1998