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little

Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2

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adj.

P. and V. μικρός, σμικρός. Few: P. and V. ὀλίγος, Ar. and V. παῦρος, βαιός. Short: P. and V. βραχύς. Slight: P. and V. λεπτός. Little or nothing: P. μικρὰ καὶ οὐδέν (Dem. 260). Young: P. and V. νήπιος, V. τυτθός; see young. Mean, petty: P. and V. φαῦλος. adv. With comparatives: P. and V. μικρῷ, σμικρῷ, Ar. and P. ὀλίγῳ. A little: P. and V. ὀλίγον, μικρόν, σμικρόν, V. βαιόν. Hardly at all: P. and V. μόλις, μόγις. Moderately: P. and V. μέσως, μετρίως; see slightly. Little by little: Ar. and P. κατὰ μικρόν, P. κατʼ ὀλίγον, κατὰ βραχύ. Within a little, nearly: Ar. and P. ὀλίγου, P. ὀλίγοῦ δεῖν, μικροῦ. Be within a little of: P. εἰς ὀλίγον ἀφικνεῖσθαι (infin.), παρὰ μικρὸν ἔρχεσθαι (infin.); see under ace. Think little of: P. ὀλιγωρεῖν (gen.); see despise. Not a little: P. and V. οὐχ ἥκιστα.