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Greek

adjective
 
 
/ɡriːk/
relating to the culture, language, or people of Greece or ancient GreeceNationalities
Translations of “Greek”
in Korean 그리스의…
in Arabic يوناني…
in Portuguese grego…
in Catalan grec…
in Japanese ギリシャの, ギリシャ人の, ギリシャ語の…
in Italian greco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 希臘的, 希臘式的…
in Russian греческий…
in Turkish Yunanca, Yunanlı, Yunan kültürüne ait…
in Chinese (Simplified) 希腊的, 希腊式的…
in Polish grecki…
(Definition of Greek from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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