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parvus adj. (for comp. and sup., see minor, minimus)

PAV-.—Of magnitude, little, small, petty, puny, inconsiderable : argenti pondus, S.: pisciculi: haec parva et infirma sunt: parva componere magnis, V.—Of stature, small, short, little, young : liberi, S.: salutaria appetant parvi, the little ones : soror, T.: virgo, Ct.: operosa parvus Carmina fingo, a little man , H.: a parvis didicimus, etc., in childhood : puer in domo a parvo eductus, from infancy , L.—Of time, short, brief : parvae consuetudinis Causa, T.—Of extent or importance, little, insignificant, trifling, small, petty, unimportant : causa, T.: res: merces, H.: detrimentum, Cs.: pericula, Ta.: onus parvis animis et parvo corpore maius, H.: hoc studium parvi properemus et ampli, both small and great , H.— Of value or price, little, small, low, mean, vile : opera parvi preti, T.: Nil parvom loquar, H.: pretio parvo vendere.—As subst n., a little, trifle : parvo contentus, with little : vivitur parvo bene, H.: ita ut parvo admodum plures caperentur, a very little more , L.—Esp., in gen. or abl. of price: Sed parvi pendo, little I care , T.: parvi sunt foris arma, of little value : parvi refert abs te ius dici diligenter, nisi, etc., it matters little : quia parvi id duceret, cared little for : quanti emptus? parvo, H.

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