HyperDic: greek

English > 3 senses of the word Greek:
ADJECTIVEpertGreek, Grecian, Hellenicof or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the Greeks or the Greek language
NOUNcommunicationGreek, Hellenic, Hellenic languagethe Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
person Greek, Hellenea native or inhabitant of Greece
Greek > pronunciation
Soundsgriy'k
Rhymesantique ... wreak: 54 rhymes with iyk...
English > Greek: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the Greeks or the Greek language.
SynonymsGrecian, Hellenic
Spanishgriego, helénico, heleno
Catalangrec, hel·lè, hel·lènic
NounsGreecea republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula
Greekthe Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
Greeka native or inhabitant of Greece
English > Greek: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages.
SynonymsHellenic, Hellenic language
RegionGreece, Hellenic Republic, EllasA republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula
NarrowerAncient GreekThe Greek language prior to the Roman Empire
KoineA Greek dialect that flourished under the Roman Empire
Late GreekThe Greek language in the 3rd to 8th centuries
Medieval Greek, Middle Greek, Byzantine GreekThe Greek language from about 600 to 1200 AD
Modern Greek, New GreekThe Greek language as spoken and written today
BroaderIndo-European, Indo-European language, Indo-HittiteThe family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia
Spanishgriego, helénica, lengua helénica
Catalangrec, llengua hel·lènica
AdjectivesGreekof or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the Greeks or the Greek language
English > Greek: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA native or inhabitant of Greece.
SynonymHellene
Member ofGreece, Hellenic Republic, EllasA republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula
NarrowerAchaean, AchaianA member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
Aeolian, EolianA member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
ArcadianAn inhabitant of Arcadia
ArgiveA native or inhabitant of the city of Argos
AthenianA resident of Athens
CorinthianA resident of Corinth
DorianA member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
EphesianA resident of the ancient Greek city of Ephesus
IonianA member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
LaconianA resident of Laconia
LesbianA resident of Lesbos
MycenaenA native or inhabitant of ancient Mycenae
SpartanA resident of Sparta
ThebanA Greek inhabitant of ancient Thebes
ThessalianA native or inhabitant of Thessaly
ThessalonianA native or inhabitant of Thessalonica
BroaderEuropeanA native or inhabitant of Europe
Spanishgriega, griego, helénico, heleno
Catalangrec, grega, heleno, hel·lè, hel·lènic
AdjectivesGreek, Grecianof or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the Greeks or the Greek language

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