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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin minus.

AdverbEdit

menos

  1. less
    Esti pueblu ye menos guapu que'l to.
    This town is less nice than that one.

AntonymsEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin minus, comparative of parum.

AdverbEdit

menos

  1. less

LadinoEdit

AdverbEdit

menos

  1. less
  2. (often with definite article) least

SynonymsEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese menos, displacing collateral form mẽos, from Latin minus, neuter of minor (lesser; smaller), comparative of parvus (small).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

menos (not comparable)

  1. less (in lower degree)
    Aqui é menos frio.
    Here is less cold.
    Se trabalhares menos, cansarás menos.
    If you work less, you will tire less.

AntonymsEdit

PrepositionEdit

menos

  1. except; but
    Li todos, menos o último.
    I read all, except the last one.
  2. (mathematics) minus (indicates subtraction)
    Três menos dois é um.
    Three minus two is one.

SynonymsEdit

PronounEdit

menos m or f (plural menos)

  1. fewer (a smaller number of), less (a smaller size or significance of)
    Menos pessoas correm.
    Fewer people run.
    Atirou com menos precisão.
    He shot with less precision.

Usage notesEdit

Some use the incorrect feminine plural menas.

AntonymsEdit

NounEdit

menos m (plural menos)

  1. minus sign (the symbol −)

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin minus, comparative of parum.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

menos

  1. less
  2. (often with definite article) least

Usage notesEdit

AntonymsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

menos (plural menos)

  1. less, fewer
  2. least, fewest

AntonymsEdit

PrepositionEdit

menos

  1. minus
    Dos menos uno son uno.Two minus one is one.

NounEdit

menos m (plural menos)

  1. minus sign

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