Origin of Greek
OTHER WORDS FROM Greek
usage note for Greek
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In Greek mythology, the species became associated with numerous gods.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Greek embassy confirmed the death, which has barely registered by the international press.
That distant whirring sound you hear is a long-dead Greek physician spinning in his grave.
The root of the word irony is in the Greek eironeia, “liar.”Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham|P. J. O’Rourke|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But if he heard this combination of Greek and Cuban music, he would be forced to reconsider.
These were the aims Greek logic set itself, and successfully achieved.
In conservative Cyprus there was not that break with the past which occurred in other portions of the Greek world.
From there leads a zone 20 sea miles wide west of 22 degrees 30 minutes eastern longitude into Greek territorial waters.
The Greek trochaic tetrameter, similarly, contains eight trochees, the English 'trochaic tetrameter' but four.The Principles of English Versification|Paull Franklin Baum
The French, prior to the Revolution, were passionately fond of the drama, which was then entirely founded on the Greek model.