μανός

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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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ReferencesEdit

  • LSJ 8th edition
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