ἀριθμός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂rei-. Cognates include Old Irish rím, Old English rīm (English rhyme), and perhaps Latin rītus. Also compare νήριτος (nḗritos, countless).

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Noun[edit]

ἀρῐθμός (arithmós) (genitive ἀριθμοῦ) m, second declension

  1. number
    1. amount, sum
    2. term in a series
    3. number, account, rank
    4. quantity (opposite quality)
  2. numbering, counting
  3. arithmetic
  4. (philosophy) abstract number
  5. (grammar) number
  6. numeral
  7. unknown quantity
  8. (rhetoric) rhythm
  9. the sum of the numerical values of the letters of a name
  10. military unit (=Latin numerus)
  11. (astrology, usually plural) degrees moved traversed in a given time
  12. (medicine) precise condition

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