ἰδιώτης

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἴδιος (idios, one's own, private)

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NounEdit

ἰδιώτης (idiōtēs) (genitive ἰδιώτου) m, first declension

  1. a private person, one not engaged in public affairs
  2. (adjectival use) private, homely
  3. commoner, plebeian
  4. uneducated person, layman, amateur
  5. one who is not in the know, an outsider
  6. an ignorant person, idiot
  7. one who is awkward, clumsy
  8. (in the plural) one's countrymen

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Last modified on 12 March 2014, at 14:41