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What was the original meaning of the word 'Myriad'?

  1. Aug 13, 2003 #1

    Greg Bernhardt

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    What was the original meaning of the word 'Myriad'?
     
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  3. Aug 13, 2003 #2

    marcus

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    ten thousand
     
  4. Aug 13, 2003 #3

    marcus

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    just checked Websters and it says the
    greek word "myrioi" also meant "countless"
    so for the greeks it could mean either countless or ten thousand
     
  5. Aug 13, 2003 #4

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    point for marcus!
     
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