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menguar (Verb) "to wane"
12th cent. From Vulgar Latin *minuare 'id.,' from Latin minuere "to diminish." From Proto-Italic *minu-je/o- 'id.' From Proto-Indo-European *mi̯-n-h1- 'id.,' an n-infix from the root *mei̯h1- "less."
Indo-European
Romance
Asturian menguar, Portuguese minguar, Galician minguar, Italian minuire
Germanic
Gothic mins "less," Old Norse minnr 'id.,' Old High German mind 'id.,' Old Saxon min 'id.'
Hellenic
Ancient Greek μείων (meíon) "smaller"
Indo-Iranian
Sanskrit minā́ti "to damage"
Tocharian
B maiwe "small"