παλαιός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From πάλαι ‎(pálai, long ago).

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Adjective[edit]

παλαιός ‎(palaiósm ‎(feminine παλαιά, neuter παλαιόν); first/second declension

  1. old, aged
  2. ancient, of times past
  3. time-honoured, venerable
  4. antiquated, outdated

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In general, for positive forms, παλιός is more common than παλαιός, however with the degrees of comparison forms inflected from παλαιότερος and παλαιότατος are more frequent than those from παλιότερος and παλιότατος.

Adjective[edit]

παλαιός ‎(palaiósm ‎(feminine παλαιά, neuter παλαιό)

  1. long established, old, former, not modern, worn out

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