See also: μᾶλλον



From Ancient Greek μᾶλλον ‎(mâllon) (Comparative form of μάλα ‎(mála))


μάλλον ‎(mállon)

  1. (to introduce a contradiction) rather
  2. (to introduce a qualification or clarification) rather, more precisely
    Δεν ήθελα να φύγω. Ή μάλλον, ήθελα, αλλά όχι μόνος μου.
    Den íthela na fýgo. Í mállon, íthela, allá óchi mónos mou.
    I didn’t want to leave. Or rather I did, just not alone.
  3. rather (somewhat, fairly)
    Αυτό το πεπόνι είναι μάλλον άγευστο.
    Aftó to pepóni eínai mállon ágefsto.
    This melon is rather tasteless.
  4. (only for the first person singular of the present tense) I guess
    Είμαι ο μόνος εδώ μάλλον που δεν του αρέσει η ροκ μουσική.
    Eímai o mónos edó mállon pou den tou arései i rok mousikí.
    I am the only one here who doesn’t like rock music, I guess.
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