μαύρος

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μαῦρος (maûros).

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Adjective[edit]

μαύρος (mávrosm (feminine μαύρη, neuter μαύρο)

  1. (colour) black
  2. gloomy, dark, grim
  3. depressed, miserable
  4. grim, terrible, evil
  5. (typography) bold

Usage notes[edit]

On degrees:

μαυρότερος (more black), μαυρότατος (most, very black).
Comparative: μαυρύτερος (in analogy to μεγαλύτερος)
Comparative: μαυρήτερος

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Further reading[edit]

  • μαύρος in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998