ξένος

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ξένϝος ‎(xénwos), perhaps from Pre-Greek.[1]

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

ξένος ‎(xénosm, ξένη f, ξένον n; first/second declension

  1. foreign
  2. strange, unusual

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

ξένος ‎(xénosm ‎(genitive ξένου); second declension

  1. of parties giving or receiving hospitality: host and much more commonly guest
  2. stranger
  3. one who is hired: hired worker, mercenary
  4. foreigner

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “ξένος” in Robert S. P. Beekes (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, volume II, page 1034

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ξένος ‎(xénos).

NounEdit

ξένος ‎(xénosm ‎(plural ξένοι, feminine ξένη)

  1. foreigner, alien

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ξένος ‎(xénosm, feminine: ξένη (xéni), neuter: ξένο (xéno)

  1. foreign
  2. strange, unfamiliar

DeclensionEdit

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