λευκός

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From Proto-Indo-European *lewk-(white; light; bright). Cognates include Latin lūx, Sanskrit रोचते(rocate), Old Armenian լոյս(loys) and Old English noun lēoht (English light).

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λευκός ‎(leukósm ‎(feminine λευκή, neuter λευκόν); first/second declension

  1. bright, shining, gleaming
  2. light in color; white
  3. pale-skinned, weakly, cowardly
  4. fair, happy, joyful

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λευκός(leukós).

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λευκός ‎(lefkósm ‎(feminine λευκή, neuter λευκό)

  1. (literary) white
    Ο Λευκός Οίκος βρίσκεται στην 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
    O Lefkós Oíkos vrísketai stin 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
    The White House is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
  2. blank, clean
    λευκό ποινικό μητρώο‎ ― lefkó poinikó mitróo ― a clean criminal record

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