ἰδιώτης

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἴδιος (ídios, one's own, private)

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ἰδιώτης (idiṓtēs) (genitive ἰδιώτου); m, first declension

  1. a private person, one not engaged in public affairs
  2. (adjectival use) private, homely
  3. commoner, plebeian
  4. uneducated person, layman, amateur
  5. one who is not in the know, an outsider
  6. an ignorant person, idiot
  7. one who is awkward, clumsy
  8. (in the plural) one's countrymen

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