άνθρωπος

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited[1] from Ancient Greek ἄνθρωπος (ánthrōpos, man), as also are variants[2] like άθρωπος (áthropos), already since ἄθρωπος (áthrōpos) of the 3rd century.[3].[4]
According to other etymologists, an internal learned borrowing,[5] replacing άθρωπος (áthropos).[6]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈan.θɾo.pos/
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  • Hyphenation: άν‧θρω‧πος

Noun[edit]

άνθρωπος (ánthroposm (plural άνθρωποι)

  1. a human; person; the species man
    1. (in the plural) people

Usage notes[edit]

This masculine noun covers both male and female meanings of the definition. Articles and adjectives will both follow the masculine gender.

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ άνθρωποςΛεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.
  2. ^ άνθρωπος - Historical Dictionary of the Academy of Athens, vol.2
  3. ^ p.214, 215 - Kriaras, Emmanuel (1969-2021) Λεξικό της Μεσαιωνικής Ελληνικής Δημώδους Γραμματείας [Dictionary of Medieval Vulgar Greek Literature (1100–1669) Vols. 1–22] (in Greek), Thessaloniki: Centre for the Greek language, Vols.15-22 ed. I.N. Kazazis et al.
  4. ^ άνθρωποςKriaras, Emmanuel (vol.1 1969-) Επιτομή του Λεξικού της Μεσαιωνικής Ελληνικής Δημώδους Γραμματείας [Concise Dictionary of Medieval Vulgar Greek Literature (1100–1669) Vols. I–XIV] (in Greek), Online edition
  5. ^ άνθρωπος - Georgakas, Demetrius, 1908-1990 (1960-2009) A Modern Greek-English Dictionary [MGED online, 2009. letter α only], Centre for the Greek language
  6. ^ Julián Mendez Dosuna (2017), “Once again on allophonic spellings in Ancient Greek”, in Ivo Hajnal, Daniel Kölligan, Katharina Zipser, editors, Miscellanea Indogermanica: Festschrift for José Luis García Ramón herausgegeben von 65. Geburtstag, Innsbruck: Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft, page 491