πλεῖστος

Ancient Greek edit

Etymology edit

From the root of πολύς (polús, much, many) +‎ -ιστος (-istos, superlative suffix).

Pronunciation edit

 

Adjective edit

πλεῖστος (pleîstos)

  1. (of number, also of size, extent, strength, etc.) most, very much
    1. (with the article, like οἱ πολλοί) the greatest number, the greatest part of..
  2. (adverbial, like μάλιστα) most
    1. (with the article) for the most part
  3. (with prepositions)
    1. (διά) furthest off
    2. (εἰς) most
    3. (ἐπί) over the greatest distance, to the greatest extent
    4. (κατά)
    5. (περί)

Declension edit

Related terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Greek: πλείστος (pleístos)

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