κόκκινος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From κόκκος (kókkos, kermes oak) +‎ -ινος (-inos).

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κόκκῐνος (kókkinosm (feminine κοκκίνη, neuter κόκκῐνον); first/second declension

  1. scarlet; blushing

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Koine Greek κόκκινος (kókkinos), from κόκκος (kókkos, grain, seed, kernel). The sense for modern came from grains of holly, which were used to make red dyes. Displaced earlier Ancient Greek ἐρυθρός (eruthrós).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkocinos/
  • Hyphenation: κόκ‧κι‧νος

Adjective[edit]

κόκκινος (kókkinosm (feminine κόκκινη, neuter κόκκινο)

  1. red (colour)
    δύο κόκκινα τριαντάφυλλαdýo kókkina triantáfyllatwo red roses
    κόκκινο κρασίkókkino krasíred wine
    κόκκινα μαλλιάkókkina malliáred hair
  2. red (Communist)

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