μυριάς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From μῡρῐ́ος (mūríos, countless, ten thousand) +‎ -ᾰ́ς (-ás).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /myː.ri.ás/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /my.riˈas/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /my.riˈas/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /my.riˈas/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /mi.riˈas/
  • Noun[edit]

    μῡρῐᾰ́ς (mūriásf (genitive μῡρῐᾰ́δος); third declension

    1. a number of ten thousand, a myriad
      1. often indefinitely, of countless numbers

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    Usage notes[edit]

    When μυριάς (muriás) is used of money, δραχμῶν (drakhmôn, drachmae) must be supplied.

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