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ἐλαχύς , ἐλάχεια (not -εῖα, Hdn.Gr.1.249), ἐλαχύ,
A.small, short, mean, little: old Ep.Positive, whence ἐλάσσων, ἐλάχιστος are formed: in early Ep. only fem., h.Ap.197, v.l. in Od.9.116, 10.509 (v. λάχεια): in later Ep., Archyt.Amphiss.2, Euph.11, Nic.Th.324, Opp.C.3.480, Nonn.D.37.314: neut. “ἐλαχὺ σκάφοςAP7.498 (Antip.). (leg[uglide]h- or leng[uglide]h-, cf. Lat. leuis, Lith. leñgvas 'light'.)
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    • Homer, Odyssey, 2
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.116
    • Homer, Odyssey, 10.509
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 3 to Apollo, 197
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