ἀνήρ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Ἀνὴρ Σωκράτης καλούμενος.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂nḗr. Cognates include Sanskrit नर ‎(nára) and Old Irish nert.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ἀνήρ ‎(anḗrm ‎(genitive ἀνδρός); third declension

  1. man (adult male)
  2. husband

Usage notes[edit]

The word ἀνήρ may form a crasis with the definite article, resulting in ‎(ho) and ἀνήρ merging. The Attic crasis is ᾱ̔νήρ ‎(hānḗr) and the Ionic crasis is ὡνήρ ‎(hōnḗr).

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Antonyms[edit]

  • γυνή ‎(gunḗ, woman, female, wife)

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