See also: ἁνήρ

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Ancient GreekEdit

 
Ἀνὴρ Σωκράτης καλούμενος.

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂nḗr. Cognates include Sanskrit नर(nára) and Old Irish nert.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ἀνήρ ‎(anḗrm ‎(genitive ἀνδρός); third declension

  1. man (adult male)
  2. husband

Usage notesEdit

The word ἀνήρ may form a crasis with the definite article, resulting in (ho) and ἀνήρ merging. The Attic crasis is ᾱ̔νήρ(hānḗr) and the Ionic crasis is ὡνήρ(hōnḗr).

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AntonymsEdit

  • γυνή(gunḗ, woman, female, wife)

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