Greek

  • 1 Greek — may refer to anything related to Greece, including: *Greeks, the people of Greece *Greek language, or, more specifically, **Ancient Greek **Koine Greek **Medieval Greek **Modern Greek *Greek alphabetOtherGreek may also refer to, but not limited… …

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  • 2 Greek — Greek, a. [AS. grec, L. Graecus, Gr. ?: cf. F. grec. Cf. {Grecian}.] Of or pertaining to Greece or the Greeks; Grecian. [1913 Webster] {Greek calends}. See under {Greek calends} in the vocabulary. {Greek Church} (Eccl. Hist.), the Eastern Church; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Greek — [grēk] n. [ME Greke < OE Grec < L Graecus < Gr Graikos, name orig. used by Illyrians for the Dorians in Epirus (< Grāi, Grāii < Grāes, native name of the people of Epirus); later applied by the people of Italy to all Hellenes] 1. a …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Greek — Logo original de la série Titre original GRΣΣK Genre Comico dramatique Créateur(s) Patrick Sean Smith Production Patrick Sean Smith Acteurs principaux …

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  • 5 Greek — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda GRΣΣK Género Drama adolescente Creado por Patrick Sean Smith Reparto Spencer Grammer Jacob Zachar Jake McDorman Clark Duke Scott Michael Foster Paul James Amber Stevens …

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  • 6 Greek — Greek, n. 1. A native, or one of the people, of Greece; a Grecian; also, the language of Greece. [1913 Webster] 2. A swindler; a knave; a cheat. [Slang] [1913 Webster] Without a confederate the . . . game of baccarat does not . . . offer many… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Greek — ► NOUN 1) a person from Greece. 2) the ancient or modern language of Greece. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to Greece. ● beware (or fear) the Greeks bearing gifts Cf. ↑fear the Greeks bearing gifts ● …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 greek to me — If you don t understand something, it s all Greek to you …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 9 Greek — Greekdom, n. Greekish, adj. /greek/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Greece, the Greeks, or their language. 2. pertaining to the Greek Orthodox Church. 3. noting or pertaining to the alphabetical script derived from a Semitic form of writing and… …

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  • 10 Greek — /grik/ (say greek) adjective 1. of or relating to Greece, the Greeks, or their language. 2. relating to the Greek Church. –noun 3. a native or inhabitant of Greece. 4. the language of the ancient Greeks and any of the languages which have… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 Greek to me — That s Greek to me or It s (all) Greek to me is an idiom/dead metaphor in English, claiming that an expression is incomprehensible, either due to complexity or imprecision. The expression may be used with respect to verbal expressions with… …

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  • 12 greek — al·i·greek; fen·u·greek; greek; greek·ish; greek·ish·ness; greek·ist; greek·ize; greek·less; greek·ling; greek·ness; Greek; greek·less·ness; …

    English syllables

  • 13 Greek — Seriendaten Deutscher Titel Greek Produktionsland Vereinigte Staaten …

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  • 14 Greek — I. noun Etymology: Middle English Greke, from Old English Grēca, from Latin Graecus, from Greek Graikos Date: before 12th century 1. a. a native or inhabitant of ancient or modern Greece b. a person of Greek descent 2. a. the language used by the …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 Greek — The language of the NT writings was a development of classical (Attic) Greek, much as modern English has changed since the publication of AV in 1611. Greek had become a lingua franca through the civilized world in the 1st cent. and it was… …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 16 Greek — {{11}}Greek (adj.) late 14c., from GREEK (Cf. Greek) (n.). Earlier Gregeis (c.1300), from O.Fr. Gregois; also Greekish (O.E. Grecisc). In venery, anal, by 1970. Greek gift is from Æneid, II.49: timeo Danaos et dona ferentes. {{12}}Greek (n.) O.E …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 17 Greek — [[t]gri͟ːk[/t]] ♦♦♦ Greeks 1) ADJ Greek means belonging or relating to Greece. In the Greek general election, the New Democracy party has claimed victory. ...the Greek army. 2) N COUNT A Greek is a person who comes from Greece. He had looked… …

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  • 18 Greek — Greek1 [ grik ] noun 1. ) uncount the language that people speak in modern Greece a ) the language that was spoken in Ancient Greece: students of Latin and Greek 2. ) count a person from Greece it s (all) Greek to me SPOKEN used for saying that… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 Greek — I UK [ɡriːk] / US [ɡrɪk] noun Word forms Greek : singular Greek plural Greeks 1) a) [uncountable] the language that people speak in modern Greece b) the language that was spoken in ancient Greece students of Latin and Greek 2) [countable] a… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 Greek — n. & adj. n. 1 a a native or national of modern Greece; a person of Greek descent. b a native or citizen of any of the ancient States of Greece; a member of the Greek people. 2 the Indo European language of Greece. adj. of Greece or its people or …

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