δέκα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Ancient Greek numbers (edit)
100
 ←  9 ιʹ
10
11  → 
1
    Cardinal: δέκᾰ (déka)
    Ordinal: δέκᾰτος (dékatos)
    Adverbial: δεκᾰ́κῐς (dekákis)
    Collective: δεκᾰ́ς (dekás)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *dékə, from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t. Cognates include Sanskrit दश (dáśa), Latin decem, Old Armenian տասն (tasn) and Old English tīen (English ten).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /dé.ka/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈdɛ.ka/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈðe.ka/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈðe.ka/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈðe.ka/
  • Numeral[edit]

    δέκᾰ (déka) (ordinal δέκᾰτος, adverbial δεκᾰ́κῐς)

    1. (cardinal) ten

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    Greek[edit]

    Greek cardinal numbers
     <  θ΄ ι΄ ια΄  > 
        Cardinal : δέκα (déka)
        Ordinal : δέκατος (dékatos)

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek δέκα (déka), from Proto-Hellenic *dékə, from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • IPA(key): [ˈðe̞ka]
    • Hyphenation: δέ‧κα

    Numeral[edit]

    δέκα (déka) (invariable)

    1. (cardinal) ten

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