μανός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *mey- (small). Cognates include Sanskrit मनाक् (manāk, a little), Old Armenian մանր (manr, scantily), Lithuanian meñkas (small, insignificant), Old Irish menb (small), Gothic 𐌼𐌹𐌽𐍃 (mins, less), Russian ме́нее (méneje) and Latin minuo (lessen), minus (less).

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μανός (manósm (feminine μανή, neuter μανόν); first/second declension

  1. porous
  2. few, scanty
    1. of things happening at intervals, not often
  3. rare, uncommon, sparse

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