άντρας

GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Inherited from the mediaeval Byzantine Greek ἄντρας (ántras), from the Ancient Greek ἄνδρα (ándra), accusative singular or ἀνήρ (anḗr), retaining the ancient pronunciation [nd] of ⟨νδ⟩ written as ⟨ντ⟩. [1][2] Compare to άνδρας (ándras).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈandras]
  • Hyphenation: ά‧ντρας

NounEdit

άντρας (ántrasm (plural άντρες) (usually in spoken language)

  1. man (adult male)
    Synonym: ἀνήρ (anḗr) (ancient and Katharevousa)
    Antonym: γυναίκα (gynaíka)
  2. husband
    Synonyms: παντρεμένος (pantreménos), σύζυγος (sýzygos)
    Antonyms: γυναίκα (gynaíka), παντρεμένη (pantreméni)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ άντρας in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.
  2. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2010), “άντρας”, in Etymologikó lexikó tis néas ellinikís glóssas [Etymological Dictionary of Modern Greek] (in Greek), Athens: Lexicology Centre