ολόλευκος

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὁλόλευκος (holóleukos), equivalent to ολό- (oló-, all, completely) +‎ λευκός (lefkós, white).

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  • IPA(key): /oˈlolefkos/
  • Hyphenation: ο‧λό‧λευ‧κος

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ολόλευκος (olólefkosm (feminine ολόλευκη, neuter ολόλευκο)

  1. snow-white, lily-white (completely white)
    • 1961, Alekos Sakellarios (lyrics), Manos Hadjidakis (music), “Ο Γλάρος [The Seagull]”, in Η Αλίκη Στο Ναυτικό [Alice In The Navy], performed by Aliki Vougiouklaki:
      Μια βάρκα ήταν μόνη της σε θάλασσα γαλάζια,
      Κι ήτανε κι ένας γλάρος με ολόλευκα φτερά.
      Mia várka ítan móni tis se thálassa galázia,
      Ki ítane ki énas gláros me olólefka fterá.
      A boat was alone in the blue sea,
      And there was a seagull with snow-white wings.

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