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Greek may refer to:

Anything of, from, or related to Greece, a country in Southern Europe:

  • Greeks, an ethnic group
  • Greek language, a branch of the Indo-European language family
    • Proto-Greek language, the assumed last common ancestor of all known varieties of Greek
    • Mycenaean Greek, most ancient attested form of the language (16th to 11th centuries BC)
    • Ancient Greek, forms of the language used c. 1000–330 BC
    • Koine Greek, common form of Greek spoken and written during Classical antiquity
    • Medieval Greek or Byzantine Language, language used between the Middle Ages and the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople
    • Modern Greek, varieties spoken in the modern era (from 1453 AD)
  • Greek alphabet, script used to write the Greek language
  • Greek Orthodox Church, several Churches of the Eastern Orthodox Church
  • Ancient Greece, the ancient civilization before the end of Antiquity
  • Old Greek, the language as spoken from Late Antiquity to around 1500 AD
  • Greek mythology, a body of myths originally told by the Ancient Greeks

Other uses[edit]

  • Greek (play), a 1980 play by Steven Berkoff
  • Greek (opera), a 1988 opera by Mark-Antony Turnage, based on Steven Berkoff's play
  • Greek (TV series) (also stylized GRΣΣK), 2007 ABC Family channel's comedy-drama television series set at a fictitious college's fictional Greek system.
  • Greek-letter organizations (GLOs), social organizations for undergraduate students at North American colleges
  • Greek love, a term referring variously to male bonding, homosexuality, pederasty and anal sex
  • Greek Revival architecture, an architectural movement of the late 18th and early 19th centuries
  • Greek Theatre (Los Angeles), a theatre located at Griffith Park in Los Angeles, California
  • Greeking, a style of displaying or rendering text or symbols in a computer display or typographic layout
  • Greeks, a group of scholars in 16th-century England who were part of the Grammarians' War
  • Greeks (finance), quantities representing the sensitivity of the price of derivatives
  • Nick the Greek (Nick Dandolos, 1883-1966), professional gambler
  • Phil the Greek, a nickname for Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921-2021)
  • The Greek, a fictional character on the HBO drama The Wire.
  • The Greeks (book), a 1951 non-fiction book on classical Greece by H. D. F. Kitto

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