μαυρός

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly the Moors' native name, or connected to ἀμαυρός (amaurós, dark, dim, faint), though this adjective only appears in late Greek and could have originated from the peoples' name as the reverse.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

μαυρός (maurósm, μαυρός f, μαυρόν n; second declension

  1. barely seen, dim, faint, shadowy
  2. dark
  3. sightless, blind
  4. unknown, uncertain, obscure
  5. inconspicuous
  6. weak, feeble

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]