μικρός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *smēyg- (small, thin, delicate). Cognate with Old English smicor (beauteous, beautiful, elegant, fair, fine, tasteful). More at smicker.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /mikrós/
  • (Koine) IPA(key): /miˈkros/

Adjective[edit]

μικρός (mikrosm, μικρά f, μικρόν n; first/second declension

  1. little, small
  2. (time) short
  3. petty, trivial, insignificant

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Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μικρός (mikros, small, insignificant)

Adjective[edit]

μικρός (mikrósm,  feminine: μικρή (mikrí), neuter: μικρό (mikró)

  1. small, little
  2. short (in length)
  3. young

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Noun[edit]

μικρός (mikrósm (plural μικροί)

  1. (anatomy) little finger
  2. boy

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