γέρος

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γέρων (gérōn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʝeɾos/
  • Hyphenation: γέ‧ρος

Noun[edit]

γέρος (gérosm (plural γέροι, feminine γριά)

  1. old man (elderly male person)
    Ο γέρος καθόταν όλη μέρα στο καφενείο.O géros kathótan óli méra sto kafeneío.The old man sat in the coffee shop all day long.
  2. (intimate),(impolite) old man (one's father)
    Με ενοχλεί συνέχεια ο γέρος μου να βρω δουλειά.Me enochleí synécheia o géros mou na vro douleiá.My old man is constantly bothering me to get a job.

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  • compare with: γερός (gerós, robust, adjective)