ποικίλος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *ποικιλός (*poikilós), with retraction of the accent by Wheeler's law; from Proto-Indo-European *peyḱ- + -λός (-lós).

Adjective[edit]

ποικῐ́λος (poikílosm (feminine ποικῐ́λη, neuter ποικῐ́λον); first/second declension

  1. pied, dappled, worked in various colors, parti-colored
  2. changeful, various, varying, variegated
  3. intricate
  4. ambiguous
  5. cunning

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Ancient Greek ποικίλος (poikílos).

Adjective[edit]

ποικίλος (poikílosm (feminine ποικίλη, neuter ποικίλο)

  1. variegated, motley, spotted
  2. various

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Further reading[edit]

  • ποικίλος in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]