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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /an.drêː.os/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /anˈdri.os/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /anˈdri.os/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /anˈdri.os/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /anˈdri.os/
  • AdjectiveEdit

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

    1. Of or pertaining to a man
    2. manly, masculine, strong
      Antonym: γυναικεῖος (gunaikeîos)
    3. brave, courageous
      Antonym: 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.

    InflectionEdit

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