μανός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *men- (small). Cognates include Sanskrit मनाक् (manāk, a little), Old Armenian մանր (manr, scantily), Lithuanian meñkas (small, insignificant), Old Irish menb (small), Gothic 𐌼𐌹𐌽𐍃 (mins, less), Russian менее (meneje) and Latin minuo (lessen), minus (less).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

μανός (manósm, μανή f, μανόν n; first/second declension

  1. porous
  2. few, scanty
    1. of things happening at intervals, not often

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References[edit]

  • LSJ 8th edition