περισσός

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From περί (perí, above, beyond)

AdjectiveEdit

περισσός (perissósm (feminine περισσή, neuter περισσόν); first/second declension

  1. beyond the regular number or size, prodigious
    1. out of the common way, extraordinary, uncommon, remarkable, strange
    2. (of persons) extraordinary, eminent, remarkable
    3. (with genitive) beyond others in
  2. more than sufficient, reserve, spare, surplus
    1. (in a bad sense) superfluous, redundant, useless
    2. excessive, extravagant
    3. (of persons) over-wise, over-curious
    4. (as a term of praise) subtle, acute
  3. (arithmetic) odd
    Synonyms: ἀνᾰ́ρτῐος (anártios), σκαληνός (skalēnós)
    Antonyms: ἄρτιος (ártios), ἰσοσκελής (isoskelḗs)

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