βάρβαρος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic, made to imitate the sounds (βαρ-βαρ-βαρ-βαρ) spoken by foreigners.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

βάρβαρος (barbarosm, βάρβαρος f, βάρβαρον n; second declension

  1. of one speaking a different (non-Greek) language
  2. a person not associated with Greek culture
  3. barbaric, brutal, ignorant

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GreekEdit

NounEdit

βάρβαρος (várvarosm (plural βάρβαροι)

  1. barbarian

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AdjectiveEdit

βάρβαρος (várvarosm,  feminine: βάρβαρη (várvari), neuter: βάρβαρο (várvaro)

  1. barbarous, barbaric, uncivilised

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