χλωρός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃-. Related to χλοερός (khloerós, verdant) and χλόη (khlóē, the green of new growth).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kʰlɔː.rós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /kʰloˈros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /xloˈros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /xloˈros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /xloˈros/
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    χλωρός (khlōrósm (feminine χλωρᾱ́, neuter χλωρόν); first/second declension

    1. The part of the spectrum from bright green to yellow: the color of new growth on plants or honey
    2. pale
    3. fresh, verdant, unripe
    4. youthful

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    Adjective[edit]

    χλωρός (chlorósm (feminine χλωρή, neuter χλωρό)

    1. (color) green (especially plant, grass, etc)
    2. fresh

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