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tro+
rel>comp
nbsp; IE *-tro-

Comparative constructor.This prefix does not mean "more", "better" or "greater." Use the appropriate element to denote this case, especially for absolute-class elements.

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Prefixes that Modify Relative Bases

tro+ Comparative.
mo+ Superlative.

tropaw+ Less … (than).
trople+ More … (than).

mopaw+ Least … (among).
mople+ Most … (among).

fra+ Completely … .
ro+ … Enough.
ju+ Within a narrow margin; precisely or almost precisely; barely; just enough.
swo+ So … .

Usage Examples  

  • [[li class="list-group-item"]] Platifæ medonit tropoakim akaqom. Please hand me a sharper knife.[[/li]]

    [[li class="list-group-item"]] Hos trobonit þon. This one is better than that one.[[/li]]

Derivatives  

Element Class(es) Gloss / Clarification Taxonomy
pawtro+ subj comp Somewhat …er.
pletro+ subj comp Much …er.
troalt* comp pos Higher (than).
trobon* comp pos Better (than).
trobrev* comp neg sta Shorter (than).
trobrew* comp abl Lighter (than). Levity
trobros* comp pos sta Heavier (than).
trofort* comp ess sta m itg Relative strength. Strength
trofortewos* comp abl sta Weaker (than).
trofortos* comp pos ess Stronger (than).
trolex* comp neg sta Lower (than). Down
trolonqos* comp pos ess sta Longer (than). Length (primary linear dimension)
tromal* comp neg sta Worse (than).
tromeq* pos comp Greater (than).
tromin* comp neg sta Smaller (than), lesser (than). Smallness
tropaw+ neg comp Less … (than). Applies to relative-class elements that do not already have positive-class or negative-class assignments.
trople+ pos comp More … (than). Applies to relative-class elements that do not already have positive-class or negative-class assignments.
troplen* comp pos Fuller (than).
trovak* neg comp sta Emptier (than).

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