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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *elə́ťťōs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁léngʷʰ-yōs, from *h₁lengʷʰ- (light (of weight)).

AdjectiveEdit

ἐλᾰ́σσων (elássōnm or f (neuter ἔλᾰσσον); third declension

  1. comparative degree of ἐλᾰχύς (elakhús) and μῑκρός (mīkrós): smaller, less

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: ελάσσων (elásson)

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