δέκα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Ancient Greek cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : δέκα ‎(déka)
    Ordinal : δέκατος ‎(dékatos)
    Adverbial : δεκάκις ‎(dekákis)

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]

 

Numeral[edit]

δέκᾰ ‎(déka) ‎(ordinal δέκᾰτος, adverbial δεκᾰ́κῐς)

  1. (cardinal) ten

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References[edit]

  • δέκᾰ in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «δέκα» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «δέκα» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «δέκα» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «δέκα» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «δέκα» in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (© 2006–2016)
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
    • ten idem, page 860.

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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