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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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