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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *pelh₂-. Compare πέλας (pélas), πλησίον (plēsíon).

PronunciationEdit

 

PrepositionEdit

πλήν (plḗn) (governs the genitive)

  1. more than, above, beyond, except

ConjunctionEdit

πλήν (plḗn)

  1. except, save
    1. (with single words and phrases, especially when a negative precedes)
    2. (often joined with other particles)
      1. (with εἰ (ei))
        1. (followed by a verb)
        2. (with a verb omitted)
      2. (with ())
      3. (with οὐ (ou)) only not
      4. (with ὅτι (hóti)) except that, save that
      5. (with ὅσον (hóson)) except or save so far as
        1. (without a verb expressed) save so far as
    3. (introducing a clause)
      1. (to break off and pass to another subject) only
      2. (late prose)

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