πλείων

See also: πλειών

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AdjectiveEdit

πλείων (pleíōnm or f (neuter πλεῖον); third declension

  1. more, comparative degree of πολύς (polús)
    1. (in the plural, with the definite article) the greater number, the mass or crowd
  2. (in neuter)
    1. (as a noun) more
    2. (as an adverb) more, rather
      1. (with numerals) more
      2. (comedy) πλεῖν ἢ μαίνομαι (pleîn ḕ maínomai, more than to madness)
      3. as an adverb with another comparative
      4. the plural πλείω is also used like πλέον

Usage notesEdit

Homer and Hesiod use πλείων (pleíōn) or πλέων (pléōn) as verse requires.

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