σεμνός

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σεμνός (semnós, revered, august, holy), from σέβομαι (sébomai, I feel awe), from Proto-Indo-European *tyegʷ- (avoid, yield to).

Adjective[edit]

σεμνός (semnósm,  feminine: σεμνή (semní), neuter: σεμνό (semnó)

  1. modest, decorous
  2. unassuming, unpretentious

Declension[edit]