κόσμος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *muH₂-, *meuH₂- (to wash, wet), same source as Latin mundus.

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κόσμος (kosmos) (genitive κόσμου) m, second declension

  1. order
  2. lawful order, government
  3. mode, fashion
  4. ornament, decoration
  5. honour, credit
  6. ruler
  7. world, universe, the earth
  8. mankind

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

κόσμος (kósmosm (plural κόσμοι)

  1. World, the planet we live on.
  2. People, the masses.
  3. Crowds of people.
  4. A historical period, a special set of countries.
    Ο ρωμαϊκός κόσμος. (The Roman world.)

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