άνδρας

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀνήρ, ἄνδρα (anḗr, ándra), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂nḗr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

άνδρας (ándrasm (plural άνδρες)

  1. man (adult male)
    Synonym: ανήρ (anír)
    Antonym: γυναίκα (gynaíka)
  2. husband
    Synonyms: παντρεμένος (pantreménos), σύζυγος (sýzygos)
    Antonyms: γυναίκα (gynaíka), παντρεμένη (pantreméni)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Although άντρας  is given preference by most dictionaries, this form is slightly more common.

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

see: Appendix:Greek vocabulary/Family

Further reading[edit]