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menudo (1) (Adverb) "small"
13th cent. From Latin minutus 'id.' From minuere "to lessen." From Proto-Italic *minu-je/o- 'id.' A u-derivative from Proto-Indo-European *mi̯-ne-h1 'id.' From the root *mei̯h1- "little."
Indo-European
Romance
Asturian menude, Portuguese miúdo, Galician minuto, Catalan menut, French menu, Italian minuto, Aromanian minut, Romanian mărunt
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"