ἀνήρ

Ancient GreekEdit

Ἁνὴρ καλεῖται Σωκράτης.

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂nḗr. Cognates include Sanskrit नर (nára) and Old Irish nert.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ἀνήρ (anēr) (genitive ἀνδρός) m, third declension

  1. man (adult male)
  2. husband

Usage notesEdit

The word ἀνήρ may form a crasis with the definite article, resulting in and ἀνήρ merging. The Attic crasis is ἁνήρ and the Ionic crasis is ὡνήρ.

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Last modified on 16 March 2014, at 18:36