νέος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /né.os/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈnɛ.os/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈne.os/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈne.os/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈne.os/
  • Adjective[edit]

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

    1. young
    2. (pertaining to young people) youthful
    3. new, fresh
    4. (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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