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ἴδιος 1's own, pertaining to oneself: and so,
1.private, personal, πρῆξις ἥδ᾽ ἰδίη οὐ δήμιος this business is private, not public, Od.; ἴδιος ἐν κοινῷ σταλείς embarking a private man in a public cause, Pind.; πλοῦτος ἴδιος καὶ δημόσιος private and public wealth, Thuc.; τὰ ἱρὰ καὶ τὸ ἴδια temples and private buildings, Hdt.
2.τὰ ἴδια, either private affairs, private interests, Thuc.; or one's own property, id=Thuc.; ἴδια πράττειν to mind one's own affairs, Eur.; τὰ ἐμὰ ἴδια Dem.:—in sg., τὸ ἡμέτερον ἴδιον id=Dem.; εἰς τὸ ἴδιον for oneself, Xen.; τοὐμὸν ἴδιον for my own part, Luc.
II.peculiar, separate, distinct, ἔθνος ἴδιον Hdt.; ἴδιοί τινες θεοί Ar.; ἴδιον ἄλλοι peculiar and different from others, Plat.; strange, unaccustomed, ἰδίοισιν ὑμεναίοισι Eur.
III.regul. comp. is ἰδιώτερος.; Sup. ἰδιώτατος, Dem.; later ἰδιαίτερος, -αίτατος, Arist.
IV.adv. ἰδίως, especially, peculiarly, Plat., etc.
2.also ἰδίᾳ, ionic -ίῃ, as adv. by oneself, privately, separately, on one's own account, Hdt., etc.; οὔτε ἰδίᾳ οὔτε ἐν κοινῷ Thuc.; καὶ ἰδίᾳ καὶ δημοσίᾳ id=Thuc.:—c. gen. apart from, Ar.

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