μικρός

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From Proto-Indo-European *smēyg- ‎(small, thin, delicate). Cognate with Old English smicor ‎(beauteous, beautiful, elegant, fair, fine, tasteful). More at smicker.

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μῑκρός ‎(mīkrósm ‎(feminine μῑκρᾱ́, neuter μῑκρόν); first/second declension

  1. little, small
    1. (time) short
    2. (amount) a little of
    3. (importance) petty, trivial, insignificant
    4. (time) short, brief
    5. (age) young

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Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [miˈkro̞s]
  • Hyphenation: μι‧κρός

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μικρός ‎(mikrós, small, insignificant).

Adjective[edit]

μικρός ‎(mikrósm ‎(feminine μικρή, neuter μικρό)

  1. small, little
  2. short (in length)
  3. young

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μικρός ‎(mikrósm ‎(plural μικροί)

  1. (anatomy) little finger
  2. boy

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