κοινός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *koňňós, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱom-yós, from *ḱóm (with) +‎ *-yós (adjectival suffix), the ancestor of the suffix -ιος (-ios). Cognates include Latin cum, Gaulish com-, and Old English ge-

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Adjective[edit]

κοινός (koinósm (feminine κοινή, neuter κοινόν); first/second declension

  1. common
  2. public, general

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κοινός (koinós), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱóm (with).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ciˈnos/
  • Hyphenation: κοι‧νός

Adjective[edit]

κοινός (koinósm (feminine κοινή, neuter κοινό)

  1. common, mutual, shared, joint
    κοινή πεποίθησηkoiní pepoíthisicommon belief
    κοινό συμφέρονkoinó symféronmutual interest
  2. common, commonplace, ordinary
    ο κοινός άνθρωποςo koinós ánthroposthe common man
  3. public
    κοινή γνώμηkoiní gnómipublic opinion
    κοινή ωφέλειαkoiní oféleiapublic utility

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