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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, strong
    Antonyms: γυναικεῖος (gunaikeîos)
  3. brave, courageous
    Antonyms: δειλός (deilós)
  4. 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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