See also: Άι, αϊ, Αϊ, αἴ, αἱ, αἵ, and αι.

Greek edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From ἄε from Ancient Greek ἄγε sg (áge, go!, pres.imp.) (with deletion of ‑γ-) of verb ἄγω (I lead).[1][2]

See also: άιντε, άμε, and άντε

Alternative forms edit

  • α (a) (shortened form)
  • and see: άντε (ánte) for interchangeable interjections for dismissal

Interjection edit

άι (ái)

  1. (colloquial, informal, offensive) go!
    Άι στο διάβολο!
    Ái sto diávolo!
    Go to the devil! (to hell)
    Άι να χαθείς!
    Ái na chatheís!
    Get lost!

References edit

  1. ^ άιΛεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.
  2. ^ άι - Babiniotis, Georgios (2002) Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής γλώσσας: [] (in Greek), 2nd edition, Athens: Kentro Lexikologias [Lexicology Centre], 1st edition 1998, →ISBN.

Etymology 2 edit

Interjection edit

άι (ái)

  1. ow, ouch, argh (on feeling pain, surprise, etc)
Synonyms edit

Etymology 3 edit

Noun edit

άι (áim (indeclinable)

  1. Alternative form of Αϊ ()