τέσσαρες

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Ancient Greek numbers (edit)
40
 ←  3 δʹ
4
5  → 
    Cardinal: τέσσᾰρες (téssares)
    Ordinal: τέτᾰρτος (tétartos)
    Adverbial: τετρᾰ́κῐς (tetrákis)
    Collective: τετρᾰ́ς (tetrás)

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *kʷétwores, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres. Cognates include Sanskrit चतुर् (catur), Old Armenian չորք (čʿorkʿ), Latin quattuor, and Old English fēower (English four).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tés.sa.res/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈtɛs.sa.rɛs/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈtes.sa.res/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈtes.sa.res/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈte.sa.res/
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    τέσσᾰρες (téssares) (ordinal τέτᾰρτος, adverbial τετρᾰ́κῐς)

    1. (cardinal) four

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