πλεῖστος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

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)

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: πλείστος (pleístos)

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