βραχύς

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *mréǵʰus. Cognates include Sanskrit मुहुर् (múhur), मुहु (múhu), Avestan 𐬩𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬰𐬎𐬸𐬘𐬍𐬙𐬌 (mǝrǝzu.jīti, short-lived), Latin brevis and Old English miriġe (English merry).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

βραχύς (brakhusm, βραχεῖα f, βραχύ n; first/third declension

  1. (of time) short, brief
  2. (of distance, height), short, small, little
  3. few
  4. (of importance) humble, insignificant
  5. (grammar, of vowels) short

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Last modified on 16 February 2014, at 01:13