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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃ligos (indigent, needy, ill). Compare Old Armenian աղքատ (ałkʿat), Albanian lig, Old Irish líach.

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ὀλῐ́γος (olígosm (feminine ὀλῐ́γη, neuter ὀλῐ́γον); first/second declension

  1. Of small amount: few, little
  2. Of small size: little, small
  3. Of small degree: slight

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: oligo-
  • Greek: λίγος (lígos)

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