πόσος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pó.sos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpo.sos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpo.sos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpo.sos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpo.sos/
  • 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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    Pronoun[edit]

    πόσος (pósosm (feminine πόση, neuter πόσοinterrogative

    1. how much? (questions of quantity and extent)
      Πόσο κάνει;Póso kánei?How much?
      Πόσο γάλα;Póso gála?How much milk?
      Πόση ώρα είσαι εδώ;Pósi óra eísai edó?How long have you been here?
    2. (plural) how many? (questions of quantity)
      Πόσοι θέλετε καφέ;Pósoi thélete kafé?How many want coffee?

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