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See also: άγριος

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /á.ɡri.os/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɡri.os/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɣri.os/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɣri.os/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɣri.os/
  • 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.

    InflectionEdit

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