σωστός

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Verbal adjective of the verb σώζω (sṓzō, to save), hence literally "safe and sound; secure; sure, certain".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [so̞ˈsto̞s]
  • Hyphenation: σω‧στός

Adjective[edit]

σωστός (sostósm (feminine σωστή, neuter σωστό)

  1. correct, right
    Synonyms: ορθός (orthós)
    Antonyms: λάθος (láthos)
  2. real, true
  3. (figuratively) well-mannered, well-behaved

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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