ἀνδρεῖος

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ἀνδρήϊος (Ionic)

EtymologyEdit

From ἀνήρ "man"

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ἀνδρεῖος (andreiosm, ἀνδρεία f, ανδρεῖον n; first/second declension

  1. Of or pertaining to a man
  2. manly, masculine, courageous, strong
  3. stubborn

Usage notesEdit

Excepting the first sense, this word was applied not only to men, but not uncommonly to women as well as deeds, animals, and objects.

InflectionEdit

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Last modified on 30 September 2013, at 13:25