eahta

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

ehta, ahta

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ahtōu, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw. Cognate with Old High German ahto (German acht), Old Saxon ahto (Dutch acht), Old Norse átta (Swedish åtta), Gothic 𐌰𐌷𐍄𐌰𐌿; and, outside the Germanic languages, with Sanskrit अष्ट (aṣṭa), Ancient Greek ὀκτώ (oktṓ), Latin octo, Albanian tetë, Old Irish ocht (Irish hocht), Old Slavic osm’ (Russian восемь (vósem’)).

Numeral[edit]

eahta

  1. (cardinal) eight

Related terms[edit]

eahtoþa