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εἴρων

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

Uncertain. Perhaps related to εἴρω (I speak) or ἔρομαι (I ask).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [eː́rɔːn]
  • (Koine): IPA: [ˈiːro̞ːn]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ˈiron]

Noun

εἴρων (genitive εἴρωνος) m, third declension; (eirōn)

  1. One who says less than they think, dissembler, pretender

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