seven

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Seven

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Alternative forms[edit]

English cardinal numbers
6 7 8
    Cardinal : seven
    Ordinal : seventh
    Multiplier : septuple
  • Arabic numerals: 7 (see for numerical forms in other scripts)
  • Roman numerals: VII

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old English seofon (seven), from Proto-Germanic *sebun (seven), from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥ (seven). Cognate with Scots sevin (seven), West Frisian sân (seven), Saterland Frisian soogen (seven), Dutch zeven (sevenl), German sieben (seven), Danish syv (seven), Icelandic sjö (seven), Latin septem (seven), Ancient Greek ἑπτά (heptá, seven), Russian семь (semʹ), Sanskrit सप्तन् (saptán).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

seven

  1. (cardinal) A numerical value equal to 7; the number occurring after six and before eight.

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

Noun[edit]

seven (countable and uncountable, plural sevens)

  1. The digit/figure 7 or an occurrence thereof.
    He wrote three sevens on the paper.
  2. (countable, card games) A card bearing seven pips.

Translations[edit]

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Breton[edit]

Adjective[edit]

seven

  1. courteous

Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

Numeral[edit]

seven

  1. Alternative form of zeuven (seven)

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch sivun, sivon, from Proto-Germanic *sebun, from earlier *sebunt, from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥, with -t added through influence of "nine" and "ten".

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

sēven

  1. seven

Descendants[edit]


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English seven.

Numeral[edit]

seven

  1. seven

Usage notes[edit]

Used when counting; see also sevenpela.


Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [seven]
  • Hyphenation: sev‧en

Adjective[edit]

seven (comparative daha seven, superlative en seven)

  1. loving, affectionate

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

seven (definite accusative seveni, plural sevenler)

  1. lover (somebody who loves)

Antonyms[edit]

Declension[edit]