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See also: άγριος

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἀγρός (agrós, field, country) +‎ -ιος (-ios, adjective suffix).

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

ἄγρῐος (ágriosm (feminine ἀγρίᾱ, neuter ἄγρῐον); first/second declension

  1. Living in the open fields
  2. (of plants or animals) wild (non-domesticated),
  3. (of people or animals) wild, savage, violent, fierce
  4. (of situations) cruel, harsh

Usage notesEdit

Some writers treat ἄγριος as solely a second declension adjective, and so adjectives declined as masculine may be masculine or feminine.

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