μακρός

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *mh₂ḱrós, from *meh₂ḱ- (to increase). Synchronically analysable as μῆκος (mêkos) +‎ -ρός (-rós). Cognates include Latin macer and Old English mæger.

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AdjectiveEdit

μᾰκρός (makrósm (feminine μᾰκρᾱ́, neuter μᾰκρόν); first/second declension

  1. long
  2. tall, deep
  3. far, distant
  4. (time) long
  5. (grammar, of vowels) long

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: macro-, macron (via μακρόν (makrón))
  • Latin: macrochaeta

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