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First/Second declension Adjective; 자동번역 Transliteration:

Principal Part: ξερός ξερή ξερόν

Structure: ξερ (Stem) + ος (Ending)

Etym.: ionic for chro/s


  1. dry, to the dry land


First/Second declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • ὡσ ἔχει ταυτί ῥόχθει γὰρ μέγα κῦμα ποτὶ ξερὸν ἠπείροιο. (Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, chapter 163)
  • αὐτοὺσ δ’ ἐπὶ δούρασι πεπτηῶτασ νήσου Ἐνυαλίοιο ποτὶ ξερὸν ἔκβαλε κῦμα λυγαίῃ ὑπὸ νυκτί· (Apollodorus, Argonautica, book 3 6:3)
  • ῥόχθει γὰρ μέγα κῦμα ποτὶ ξερὸν ἠπείροιο. (Unknown, Greek Anthology, Volume III, book 9, chapter 381 1:1)
  • Ἀκτῖτ’ ὦ καλαμευτά, ποτὶ ξερὸν ἔλθ’ ἀπὸ πέτρασ, καί με λάβ’ εὐάρχαν πρώιον ἐμπολέα. (Unknown, Greek Anthology, book 6, chapter 3041)
  • ῥόχθει γὰρ μέγα κῦμα ποτὶ ξερὸν ἠπείροιο δεινὸν ἐρευγόμενον, εἴλυτο δὲ πάνθ’ ἁλὸσ ἄχνῃ· (Homer, Odyssey, Book 5 42:6)


  1. dry


Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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