πλείων

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /plěː.ɔːn/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpli.on/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpli.on/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpli.on/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpli.on/
  • Adjective[edit]

    πλείων (pleíōnm, f (neuter πλεῖον); third declension

    1. more, comparative of πολύς (polús)
      1. (in the plural, with the definite article) the greater number, the mass or crowd
    2. (in neuter)
      1. (as a noun) more
      2. (as an adverb) more, rather
        1. (with numerals) more
        2. (comedy) πλεῖν ἢ μαίνομαι (pleîn ḕ maínomai, more than to madness)
        3. as an adverb with another comparative
        4. the plural πλείω is also used like πλέον

    Usage notes[edit]

    Homer and Hesiod use πλείων (pleíōn) or πλέων (pléōn) as verse requires.

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