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μυρίος 1

I.numberless, countless, infinite, properly of Number, and commonly in pl., Hom.; in sg. with collective Nouns, μυρίον χέραδος Il.; χαλκός Pind.
2.of Size, measureless, immense, infinite, πένθος, ἄχος Il.; μ. κέλευθος an endless journey, Pind.; μ. χρόνος id.; μυρίη ὄψις all kinds of sights, Hdt., etc.
3.neut. pl. μυρία as adv., much, immensely, incessantly, κλαίειν Anth.
4.dat. as adv., μυρίῳ σοφώτερος infinitely wiser, Eur.; μυρίῳ βέλτιον, μ. κάλλιον Plat. a definite numeral, in pl. μύριοι, αι, α, ten thousand, the greatest number in Greek expressed by one word, Hes., etc.:—in sg. with collective nouns, ἵππος μυρίη 10, 000 horse, Hdt.; ἀσπὶς μυρία Xen.

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