a maiores

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a (at, to) + maiores (major, greater), with an elided noun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

a maiores

  1. additionally
    • 1888, Marcial Valladares, "Contos", in Modesto Ermida (ed.), Narradores ocasionais do século XIX, page 475:
      os ladróns disputaban sobre a quen se había de axudicar un maravedí que a maiores resultaba na repartita
      the thieves debated over whom should be allotted a coin that additionally resulted from the partition
  2. further, moreover
    • 2005, Palabras a Eito, Univ Santiago de Compostela (→ISBN), page 64:
      A maiores, soubo presentar os temas e desenvolvelos en forma evidentemente suxestiva.
      Moreover, he knew how to present the subjects and how to explain them in an evidently suggestive way

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