ἐλαχύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁léngʰus (light). Cognates include Sanskrit लघु (laghú), Latin levis, Old Church Slavonic льгъкъ (lĭgŭkŭ), Old English lēoht (English light).

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Adjective[edit]

ἐλαχύς (elakhúsm, ἐλάχεια f, ἐλαχύ n; first/third declension

  1. small, short, mean, little

Inflection[edit]

The feminine form is not **ἐλαχεῖα.

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