[B-Greek] Differentiating between man/woman, husband/wife

Nikolaos Adamou nikolaos.adamou at hotmail.com
Sun May 3 21:04:58 EDT 2009




ὁ ἀνὴρ man
ἡ γυνὴ woman
ὁ νυμφίος / ὁ σύζυγος husband
ἡ νὐμφη / ἡ σύζυγος   wife

> Date: Mon, 4 May 2009 07:09:39 +0800
> From: dixit-dominus at thechristadelphians.org
> To: b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: [B-Greek] Differentiating between man/woman, husband/wife
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> It's been at least 15 years since I studied Greek, and I cannot at all 
> remember if I even knew this to start with.  How does Greek 
> differentiate between man/woman, and husband/wife, given that the words 
> used for man/husband and woman/wife respectively, are the same?  Is it 
> merely a contextual issue, or are there grammatical indicators?
> 
> Thanks,
> Jonathan Burke.
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Nikolaos Adamou, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Business Management
BMCC / CUNY

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