maior

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See also: maiôr

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

maior (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 maior maius maiōrēs maiōra
genitive maiōris maiōris maiōrum maiōrum
dative maiōrī maiōrī maiōribus maiōribus
accusative maiōrem maius maiōrēs maiōra
ablative maiōre maiōre maiōribus maiōribus
vocative maior maius maiōrēs maiōra

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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]