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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

ὀξύς (oxús, sharp, keen, pointed) +‎ μωρός (mōrós, dull, stupid, foolish)

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ok.sý.mɔː.ros/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /okˈsy.mo.ros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /okˈsy.mo.ros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /okˈsy.mo.ros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /okˈsi.mo.ros/
  • AdjectiveEdit

    ὀξῠ́μωρος (oxúmōrosm, f (neuter ὀξῠ́μωρον); second declension

    1. pointedly foolish; oxymoronic

    InflectionEdit

    Further readingEdit