μέσος

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Etymology[edit]

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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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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References[edit]

  • μέσος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «μέσος» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «μέσος» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «μέσος» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «μέσος» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.

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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Noun[edit]

μέσος ‎(mésosm ‎(plural μέσοι)

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

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