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Definition of Greek

Greek

  1. Of or pertaining to Greece or the Greeks; Grecian.
  2. A native, or one of the people, of Greece; a Grecian; also, the language of Greece.
  3. A swindler; a knave; a cheat.
  4. Something unintelligible; as, it was all Greek to me.

Greek Quotations

At 20, I realized that I could not possibly adjust to a feminine role as conceived by my father and asked him permission to engage in a professional career. In eight months I filled my gaps in Latin, Greek and mathematics, graduated from high school, and entered medical school in Turin.
Rita Levi-Montalcini

Sometimes bad luck hits you like in an ancient Greek tragedy, and it's not your own making. When you have a plane crash, it's not your fault.
Werner Herzog

The word 'hospitality' in the New Testament comes from two Greek words. The first word means 'love' and the second word means 'strangers.' It's a word that means love of strangers.
Nancy Leigh DeMoss

Even philosophers will praise war as ennobling mankind, forgetting the Greek who said: 'War is bad in that it begets more evil than it kills.'
Immanuel Kant

Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Vladimir Lenin
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Greek Translations

greek in Afrikaans is Grieks, Griek
greek in Dutch is Grieks
greek in Finnish is kreikkalainen
greek in German is Grieche, griechisch
greek in Italian is Greco
greek in Portuguese is Grego
greek in Spanish is griego, grieco
greek in Swedish is grekisk, grek