λιτότης

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From λῑτός (lītós, plain, frugal, simple) +‎ -της (-tēs).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

λῑτότης (lītótēsf (genitive λῑτότητος); third declension

  1. plainness, simplicity
  2. (grammar, rhetoric) litotes, understatement

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: litotes
  • French: litote
  • Greek: λιτότητα (litótita)

Further readingEdit