μέσος

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From Proto-Hellenic *métsos, from Proto-Indo-European *médʰyos (between). Cognate with Latin medius, Sanskrit मध्य (madhya), Old Armenian մէջ (mēǰ), etc.

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /mé.sos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈmɛ.sos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈme.sos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈme.sos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈme.sos/
  • Adjective[edit]

    μέσος (mésosm (feminine μέση, neuter μέσον); first/second declension

    1. middle of, between, amidst
    2. half
    3. of middle quality: moderate, intermediate

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek μέσος (mésos), from Proto-Hellenic *métsos, Proto-Indo-European *médʰyos (between).

    Adjective[edit]

    μέσος (mésosm (feminine μέση, neuter μέσο)

    1. middle, mid
    2. average, mean
    3. compromise

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    μέσος (mésosm (plural μέσοι)

    1. average, median
    2. (soccer) midfielder
    3. middle finger
    4. middle toe

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