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Ancient GreekEdit

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From Proto-Indo-European *mey- (small, little).




μείων (meíōnm, f (neuter μεῖον); third declension

  1. less
    Antonyms: πλείων (pleíōn)
  2. smaller


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Further readingEdit

  • μείων in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • μείων in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • μείων in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • μείων in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • μείων in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • μείων in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
    • less idem, page 485.