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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *mey- (small). Cognates include Sanskrit मनाक् (manāk, a little), Old Armenian մանր (manr, scantily), Lithuanian meñkas (small, insignificant), Old Irish menb (small), Gothic 𐌼𐌹𐌽𐍃 (mins, less), Russian ме́нее (méneje) and Latin minuo (lessen), minus (less).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

μανός (manósm (feminine μανή, neuter μανόν); first/second declension

  1. porous
  2. few, scanty
    1. of things happening at intervals, not often
  3. rare, uncommon, sparse

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