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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *mьňьjь, from Proto-Indo-European *mey- (small, little), whence English minor.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmʲenʲʂɨj]
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AdjectiveEdit

ме́ньший (ménʹšij)

  1. comparative degree of ма́лый (mályj), comparative degree of ма́ленький (málenʹkij): smaller, lesser, smallest, least
    по ме́ньшей ме́реpo ménʹšej méreat least

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