πράσινος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From πράσον (práson, leek) +‎ -ινος (-inos).

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Adjective[edit]

πράσῐνος (prásinosm (feminine πρασίνη, neuter πράσῐνον); first/second declension

  1. leek green, light green

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Greek[edit]

Διάφορες πράσινες αποχρώσεις

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πράσινος (prásinos, leek-green), from πράσον (práson, leek). Displaced earlier Ancient Greek χλωρός (khlōrós).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɾasinos/
  • Hyphenation: πρά‧σι‧νος

Adjective[edit]

πράσινος (prásinosm (feminine πράσινη, neuter πράσινο)

  1. green (colour of growing foliage)
    πράσινα μάτιαprásina mátiagreen eyes
    πράσινο μήλοprásino mílogreen apple
    τα πράσινα φύλλα της άνοιξηςta prásina fýlla tis ánoixisthe green leaves of spring
  2. (figuratively, of plants and fruit) green, unripe (not ready to be picked)
    πράσινη ντομάταprásini domátaunripe tomato
  3. (figuratively) green (environmentally friendly)

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