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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *smēyg- (small, thin, delicate). Cognate with Old English smicor (beauteous, beautiful, elegant, fair, fine, tasteful). More at smicker. Compare German mickrig.

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μῑκρός (mīkrósm (feminine μῑκρᾱ́, neuter μῑκρόν); first/second declension

  1. little, small
    1. (amount) a little of
    2. (importance) petty, trivial, insignificant
    3. (time) short, brief
    4. (age) young

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μῑκρός (mīkrós, small, insignificant).

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  • IPA(key): [miˈkro̞s]
  • Hyphenation: μι‧κρός

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μικρός (mikrósm (feminine μικρή or μικρά, neuter μικρό)

  1. small, little
  2. short (in length)
  3. young

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μικρός (mikrósm (plural μικροί)

  1. (anatomy) little finger
  2. boy

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