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See also: πλειών

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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /plěː.ɔːn/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpli.on/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpli.on/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpli.on/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpli.on/
  • AdjectiveEdit

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

    1. more, comparative 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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