[griːk] or [grik]
(noun.) the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages.
(noun.) a native or inhabitant of Greece.
(adj.) of or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the Greeks or the Greek language; 'Greek mythology'; 'a Grecian robe' .
(a.) Of or pertaining to Greece or the Greeks; Grecian.
(n.) A native, or one of the people, of Greece; a Grecian; also, the language of Greece.
(n.) A swindler; a knave; a cheat.
(n.) Something unintelligible; as, it was all Greek to me.
a. . Of Greece.. Grecian, classic, classical, after the Greek, in the manner of Greece.
n. . Grecian, native of Greece.. Greek language.
adj. Grecian.—n. a Grecian: the language of Greece: (B.) a Greek by race or more frequently a Gentile as opposed to a Jew a Hellenising Jew a Jew naturalised in foreign countries: a cunning rogue a merry fellow: any language of which one is ignorant jargon anything unintelligible.—adj. Greek′ish.—Greek architecture the orders developed in ancient Greece (Corinthian Doric Ionic); Greek Church the church of those Christians who follow the ancient rite of the East and accept the first seven councils rejecting all later innovations and papal supremacy—it is called Orthodox by reason of its vindications of dogma and Eastern from its geographical distribution; Greek cross (see Cross); Greek fire a composition burning either in or under water supposed to have been made of asphalt nitre and sulphur long kept secret by the Greeks of the Byzantine empire for their exclusive use in war; Greek gift a treacherous gift (from Virgil's è‹™eid ii. 49).—At the Greek calends never the Greeks having no calends.
To dream of reading Greek, denotes that your ideas will be discussed and finally accepted and put in practical use. To fail to read it, denotes that technical difficulties are in your way.
- Miss Vye's family is a good one on her mother's side; and her father was a romantic wanderer--a sort of Greek Ulysses. 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- A Greek girl, called Helena, who lives in the Island of Fantasy. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- Oh, let us hope, when the Greek Empire is reconstructed, we will have a new Pindar, a new Sophocles, a new Plato. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- No; Justinian is too keen a judge of character to mistake our Greek goose for a swan. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- Yes; just as if you were speaking Greek. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- One would think we were going into danger, the way you talk, said Roylands impatiently, instead of a pleasant cruise in Greek waters. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- It need hardly be remarked that his use both of Greek and of Roman historians and of the sacred writings of the Jews is wholly uncritical. 柏拉图. 理想国.
- Such aid is not always effectual, said Justinian significantly, whereat the Greek shrugged his shoulders, but made no reply. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- Against the dark draperies veiling the archway the slender figure of the handsome Greek stood out in bold relief. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- This happens to be a thoroughly Greek attitude. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- But a Greek republic would have been dangerous to all monarchy in a Europe that fretted under the ideas of the Holy Alliance. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Justinian is not a Greek, but an Englishman. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- Two Greek papers and one French one were suppressed here within a few days of each other. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- One of the sons of Murad I embarked on an intrigue with Andronicus, the son of the Greek Emperor, to murder their respective fathers. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Yet the Greek genius has produced a great sea drama in the 'Odyssey. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- Such were the Phrygians, a people whose language was almost as close to that of the Greeks as the Macedonian. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- It is suggestive that among the Greeks, till the rise of conscious philosophy, the same word, techne, was used for art and science. 约翰·杜威. 民主与教育.
- The Egyptians were the earliest and greatest agriculturists, and from them the art was learned by the Greeks. 威廉·亨利·杜利特. 世纪发明.
- The Greeks derived their musical instruments from the Egyptians, and the Romans borrowed theirs from the Greeks, but neither the Greeks nor the Romans invented any. 威廉·亨利·杜利特. 世纪发明.
- True, I have a daughter, but it needs a man to manage my Greeks. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- Well, I guess, Mr Roylands, half a dozen Englishmen are worth fifty Greeks! 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- I say like a Greek, because the Greeks are called the worst transgressors in this line. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- Archeologists have deprived the Greeks of this gift, and carried back its origin to remoter ages and localities. 威廉·亨利·杜利特. 世纪发明.
- There were hasty discussions among the Greeks; some were for withdrawing, some for holding out. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- We will take a passenger from another famous ship, and call him Ulysses, the craftiest of the Greeks. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- It was a civilized people for long ages before the fair Aryan Greeks spread southward through Macedonia. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Would the Scythians go back and destroy the Persians to make sure of them while the Greeks on their part destroyed the bridge? 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Arise, ye Greeks, and break your chains! 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- Men say, 'This is a bad Greek, but there are good Greeks. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- A truce was concluded between the Greeks and Turks. 玛丽·雪莱. 最后一个人.