ξένος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ξένϝος ‎(xénwos), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstis ‎(guest, stranger), whence also Proto-Germanic *gastiz and Proto-Slavic *gostь.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adjective[edit]

ξένος ‎(xénosm, ξένη f, ξένον n; first/second declension

  1. foreign
  2. strange, unusual

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Noun[edit]

ξένος ‎(xénos) (genitive ξένου); m, second declension

  1. of parties giving or receiving hospitality: host and much more commonly guest
  2. stranger
  3. one who is hired: hired worker, mercenary
  4. foreigner

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

ξένος ‎(xénosm ‎(plural ξένοι, feminine ξένη)

  1. foreigner, alien

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Adjective[edit]

ξένος ‎(xénosm,  feminine: ξένη (xéni), neuter: ξένο (xéno)

  1. foreign
  2. strange, unfamiliar

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