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From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] paucalis (“‘few, little’”), from paucus, plural pauci (“‘few, little, a few, the select few, the oligarchs’”) < Proto-Indo-European *pau- (“‘few, little’”), + Latin adjective suffix -alis.
Adjectivepaucal (not comparable)
- Characterized by having a small number, greater than two, of (usually equivalent) components.
- (grammar) pertaining to a language form referring to a few of something (three to around ten), as a small group of people; contrast singular, dual, trial and plural.
- first-person paucal
- paucal number
- paucal and plural pronouns
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