ὀλίγος

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃ligos (indigent, needy, ill). Compare Old Armenian աղքատ (ałkʿat), Albanian lig, Old Irish líach.

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /o.lí.ɡos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /oˈli.ɡos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /oˈli.ɣos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /oˈli.ɣos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /oˈli.ɣos/
  • Adjective[edit]

    ὀλῐ́γος (olígosm (feminine ὀλῐ́γη, neuter ὀλῐ́γον); first/second declension

    1. Of small amount: few, little
    2. Of small size: little, small
    3. Of small degree: slight

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