κρουστός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From κρουσ- (krous-) (from κρούω (kroúō, to strike)) +‎ -τός (-tós).

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κρουστός (kroustósm (feminine κρουστή, neuter κρουστόν); first/second declension (Koine)

  1. (music) played by striking (with a plectron) (of music instruments)
    κρουστά ὄργαναkroustá órganapercussion instruments

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Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kruˈstos/
  • Hyphenation: κρου‧στός

Etymology 1[edit]

From Hellenistic Koine Greek κρουστός, and a semantic loan from German Schlaginstrumente or French instruments à percussion.

Adjective[edit]

κρουστός (kroustósm (feminine κρουστή, neuter κρουστό)

  1. (music) of or related to percussion instruments

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Etymology 2[edit]

From κρούστα f (kroústa, crust), borrowed from Latin crusta, or possibly via the Italian crosta + -ός.[1]

Adjective[edit]

κρουστός (kroustósm (feminine κρουστή, neuter κρουστό)

  1. tightly woven
  2. full

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  • For sense percussion there are no degrees of comparison.

References[edit]

  1. ^ κρουστός in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.