ἄγριος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἀγρός "field, country"

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /áɡrios/
  • (Koine) IPA(key): /ˈaɣrios/

AdjectiveEdit

ἄγριος (agriosm, ἀγρία f, ἄγριον n; first/second declension

  1. Living in the open fields
  2. (of plants or animals) wild (non-domesticated),
  3. (of people or animals) wild, savage, violent, fierce
  4. (of situations) cruel, harsh

Usage notesEdit

Some writers treat ἄγριος as solely a second declension adjective, and so adjectives declined as masculine may be masculine or feminine.

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Last modified on 13 August 2013, at 11:33