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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἀνήρ(anḗr, man) +‎ -ιος(-ios, adjective suffix).

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

ἀνδρεῖος ‎(andreîosm ‎(feminine ἀνδρεία, neuter ανδρεῖον); first/second declension

  1. Of or pertaining to a man
  2. manly, masculine, courageous, strong
  3. stubborn

Usage notesEdit

Excepting the first sense, this word was applied not only to men, but not uncommonly to women as well as deeds, animals, and objects.

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