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Greek

see synonyms of greek

Noun

1. greek, hellenic, hellenic language

the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages

2. greek, hellene

a native or inhabitant of Greece

Adjective

3. grecian, greek, hellenic

of or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the Greeks or the Greek language

Example Sentences:
'Greek mythology'
'a Grecian robe'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Greek

see synonyms of greek
noun
1. 
the official language of Greece, constituting the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
Ancient Greek, Late Greek, Medieval Greek, Modern Greek
2. 
a native or inhabitant of Greece or a descendant of such a native
3. 
a member of the Greek Orthodox Church
4. informal
anything incomprehensible (esp in the phrase it's (all) Greek to me)
5.  Greek meets Greek
adjective
6. 
denoting, relating to, or characteristic of Greece, the Greeks, or the Greek language; Hellenic
7. 
of, relating to, or designating the Greek Orthodox Church

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Greek

see synonyms of greek
noun
1. 
a person born or living in ancient or modern Greece
2. 
the language of the Greeks, constituting a separate branch of the Indo-European language family
see also Late Greek, Medieval Greek, Modern Greek
3. 
ancient Greek, esp. that of the classical period (c. 8th-4th cent. b.c.)
4.  US, Informal
a member of a Greek-letter fraternity or sorority
adjective
5. 
of ancient or modern Greece or its people, language, or culture
6. 
designating or of Greek Catholics or the Greek Orthodox Church

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Greek

see synonyms of greek
n.
1.
a. The Indo-European language of the Greeks.
b. Greek language and literature from the middle of the eighth century BC to the end of the third century AD, especially the Attic Greek of the fifth and fourth centuries BC.
2.
a. A native or inhabitant of Greece.
b. A person of Greek ancestry.
3. Informal A member of a fraternity or sorority that has its name composed of Greek letters.
4. Informal Something that is unintelligible: Quantum mechanics is Greek to me.
adj.
Of or relating to Greece or its people, language, or culture.

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