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ἀνήρ

Ancient GreekEdit

Ἀνὴρ Σωκράτης καλούμενος.

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ἀνήρ (anḗr) (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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