νέος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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PIE root
*new-

From earlier *νέϝος ‎(*néwos), from Proto-Hellenic *newos (compare Mycenaean Greek 𐀚𐀺 ‎(ne-wo)), from Proto-Indo-European *néwos. Cognates include Old English nīwe (English new), Latin novus, Sanskrit नव ‎(náva), and Old Persian [script needed] ‎(Nava).

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Adjective[edit]

νέος ‎(néosm ‎(feminine νέα, neuter νέον); first/second declension

  1. young
  2. pertaining to young people: youthful
  3. new, fresh
    (euphemistic, especially in comparative) Unexpected, strange, evil.

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νέος ‎(néos, young), from Proto-Hellenic [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈne̞o̞s]
  • Hyphenation: νέ‧ος

Adjective[edit]

νέος ‎(néosm ‎(feminine νέα, neuter νέο)

  1. young, youthful
  2. modern, new

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