maior

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin māior, māiōrem.

Adjective[edit]

maior m, f (plural maiores)

  1. major, greater
  2. (music) major

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *mag- (great) + *-yos (comparative suffix).

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Adjective[edit]

māior (comparative of magnus)

  1. greater, larger
    Ergo illum, qui haec fecerat, Rudinum hominem, maiores nostri in civitatem recepterunt.
    Therefore Ennius, who composed these poems, although a man from Rudiae, our ancestors granted him citizenship.
    - Cicero: Pro Archia Poeta Oratio (Line 284)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, comparative variant.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative māior māius māiōrēs māiōra
genitive māiōris māiōris māiōrum māiōrum
dative māiōrī māiōrī māiōribus māiōribus
accusative māiōrem māius māiōrēs māiōra
ablative māiōre māiōre māiōribus māiōribus
vocative māior māius māiōrēs māiōra

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese maior, mayor, from Latin māior, māiōrem, from Proto-Indo-European *mag- (great) + *-yos (comparative suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

maior m, f (plural maiores; comparable)

  1. major, greater
  2. (music) major

Antonyms[edit]