πλῆθος

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From πλήθω ‎(plḗthō, I fill), the intransitive counterpart of πίμπλημι ‎(pímplēmi).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

πλῆθος ‎(plêthosn ‎(genitive πλήθεος or πλήθους); third declension

  1. a large number of things, a great number
  2. majority, main portion
  3. something of large size or magnitude
  4. specifically: a large group of people: crowd, multitude, throng, mob
  5. populace, people, general public

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

Read in another language