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ξένος

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The surrender of life is nothing to sinking down into acknowledgment of inferiority.
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Ancient Greek

Alternative spellings

Etymology

From ξένϝος

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [kʰsénos]
  • (Koine): IPA: [kʰsˈɛno̞s]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ksˈenos]

Adjective

ξένος m., ξένη f., ξένον n.; first/second declension; (ksenos)

  1. foreign
  2. strange, unusual

Inflection

Related terms

Noun

ξένος (genitive ξένου) m, second declension; (xenos)

  1. of parties giving or receiving hospitality: host and much more commonly guest
  2. stranger
  3. one who is hired: hired worker, mercenary
  4. foreigner

Inflection

References

Strong’s concordance number: G3581


Greek

Adjective

ξένος   (xénos)   m., nominative, sg.

  1. foreign
  2. strange (unfamiliar)

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