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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* (abbreviation): Gr.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Latin _Graecus_, from Ancient Greek _Γραικός_ (Graikós, “a character in Greek mythology”) (a son of Thessalos, the king of Phthia), whom _Ἑλλάς_ (Hellás, “Greece”), and _Ἕλληνες_ (Héllēnes), were also named after; see also _Ἕλλην_ (Héllēn) and _Hellen_.

From Latin Graecus, from Ancient Greek Γραικός (Graikós, a character in Greek mythology) (a son of Thessalos, the king of Phthia), whom Ἑλλάς (Hellás, Greece), and Ἕλληνες (Héllēnes), were also named after; see also Ἕλλην (Héllēn) and Hellen.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* enPR: grēk, IPA(key): /ɡriːk/ * Rhymes: -iːk

  • enPR: grēk, IPA(key): /ɡriːk/
  • Rhymes: -iːk

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

GREEK (_countable and uncountable_, _plural_ GREEKS) * (countable) An inhabitant, resident, or a person of descent from Greece. * (US, countable) A member of a college fraternity or sorority, which are commonly characterised by being named after Greek letters. (See also Greek system) _"Was Joe a GREEK in college?"_ * (uncountable) Unintelligible speech or text, such as foreign speech or text, or regarding subjects the listener is not familiar with, such as mathematics or technical jargon; or statements that the listener does not understand or agree with. * (uncountable, slang) Anal sex. * 2001, "(unknown)", _ASP: "Julie" of Oral-Land-Oh_ (on newsgroup _alt.sex.prostitution_) She is absolutely a total GFE, no limits, except no GREEK. (Well...I say “no Greek” - - if she is really hot for you, and if she is really turned on in a long session, she might beg for a finger in her anus while you suck her clit, but she is just too tiny and tight for any “real meat” in the backdoor.) TRANSLATIONS

Greek (countable and uncountable, plural Greeks)

  1. (countable) An inhabitant, resident, or a person of descent from Greece.
  2. (US, countable) A member of a college fraternity or sorority, which are commonly characterised by being named after Greek letters. (See also Greek system)
    "Was Joe a Greek in college?"
  3. (uncountable) Unintelligible speech or text, such as foreign speech or text, or regarding subjects the listener is not familiar with, such as mathematics or technical jargon; or statements that the listener does not understand or agree with.
  4. (uncountable, slang) Anal sex.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PROPER NOUN
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English - Proper Noun

GREEK * The language of the Greek people, spoken in Greece and in Greek communities. * The writing system used in Greek language. USAGE NOTES In writings about the modern world, Greek is used primarily for the modern language currently spoken in Greece, and Ancient Greek will be used for older forms of the language. In the classics and other pre-modern studies, Greek will be used for the old forms of the language, and if the modern language is mentioned, it will be called Modern Greek. DERIVED TERMS * Ancient Greek * Byzantine Greek * Cappadocian Greek * Indo-Greek * Mediaeval Greek * Modern Greek * Mycenaean Greek * Proto-Greek TRANSLATIONS

Greek

  1. The language of the Greek people, spoken in Greece and in Greek communities.
  2. The writing system used in Greek language.

Usage notes

In writings about the modern world, Greek is used primarily for the modern language currently spoken in Greece, and Ancient Greek will be used for older forms of the language. In the classics and other pre-modern studies, Greek will be used for the old forms of the language, and if the modern language is mentioned, it will be called Modern Greek.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

GREEK (_comparative_ GREEKER, _superlative_ GREEKEST) * Of or relating to Greece, the Greek people, or the Greek language. * 1879, Richard Jefferies, _The Amateur Poacher_, chapterII: Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. […]. Ikey the blacksmith had forged us a spearhead after a sketch from a picture of a GREEK warrior; and a rake-handle served as a shaft. * (US) Of or pertaining to a fraternity or sorority. * Unintelligible, especially regarding foreign speech or text, or regarding subjects the speaker is not familiar with, such as mathematics or technical jargon. SYNONYMS * Graeco- * Grecian * Hellenic * Helleno- TRANSLATIONS

Greek (comparative Greeker, superlative Greekest)

  1. Of or relating to Greece, the Greek people, or the Greek language.
  2. (US) Of or pertaining to a fraternity or sorority.
  3. Unintelligible, especially regarding foreign speech or text, or regarding subjects the speaker is not familiar with, such as mathematics or technical jargon.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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English - See Also

* GREEK on Wikipedia.en.Wikipedia * Wiktionary's coverage of Greek terms * Appendix:Greek Swadesh list for a Swadesh list of basic vocabulary words in Greek

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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English - External Links

* Greek–English Dictionary: from Webster’s Dictionary — the Rosetta Edition. * ISO 639-1 code EL, ISO 639-3 code ELL * ISO 639-3 code grc (SIL) * Ethnologue entry for Greek, ELL


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