πόσος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*kʷ-

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷoti, adverb from *kʷos. Compare the indefinite form ποσός ‎(posós). Cognate with Latin quot.

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Adjective[edit]

πόσος ‎(pósosm ‎(feminine πόση, neuter πόσον); first/second declension

  1. interrogative adjective of quantity: how much?, how many?, how big?, how great?, how far?, how long?

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Greek[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

πόσος m, πόση f, πόσο n; (pósos)

  1. (interrogative) how much?, how many? (questions of quantity and extent)
    Πόσοι θέλετε καφέ;   (How many want coffee?)
    Πόσο γάλα;   (How much milk?)
    Πόσο κάνει;   (How much?)
    Πόση ώρα είσαι εδώ;   (How long have you been here?)

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