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μεί-ων , so in Dor., Leg.Gort.9.48, al., Schwyzer323 B9 (Delph., iv B. C.), Tab.Heracl.1.114,al., Archyt.1, prob. in Epich.62 (μηονος cod., and so in Diotog. ap. Stob.4.7.62, etc.), and Arc., IG5(2).3.15, 18 (Tegea): neut. pl.
A.μείοναHes.Op.690, but “μείωTi.Locr.102b: masc. pl. “μείουςXenoph.3.4, etc.: dat. pl. “μειόνοιςIG9(1).333 (Locr.): —irreg. Comp. of ὀλίγος or μικρός, lesser, less, Pi.O.1.35,al., A.Ch. 519, B.1.63, etc.; τὸ μ. κρεισσόνων κρατύνει; A.Supp.596(lyr.), cf.Hp. VM8 (v.l., cf. Erot.), Vict.1.5,al. (not in other works of Hp.), freq. in X., Cyr.5.4.48,al., not in good Att. Prose or Com., nor in Hdt.; younger, S.OC374: neut. μεῖον as Adv., less, “μ. ἰσχύσειν ΔιόςA.Pr. 510, cf. Ch.707: regul. Adv., μειόνως ἔχειν to be of less value, S.OC 104, cf. J.AJ19.2.2:—also μειότερος , α, ον, A.R.2.368, Arat.43, AP14.41, Man.2.147, IG14.2064. (μεί-yων, cf. μ<*>νύθω, Lat. minuo, minus.
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