Latin: ˈparwus

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Source form:paruus
Phonological form:ˈparwus
Gloss:small in size or extent, amount or quantity paruī; cogn. with 'few' in /cognate/875/. < PIE *peh₂u-ro-. Irregular comparative 'minor' & superlative 'minimus' from PIE root *mei̯h₁-, cf. Ved. mināti 'diminish'.
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Sources of lexical data

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Source: Vaan, M. de (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 448
Reliability: High
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Source: Glare, P.G.W. (ed.). (1982) Oxford Latin Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Reliability: High

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