τετράγωνο

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From Ancient Greek τετρα- (tetra-, four), the combining form of τέσσαρες (téssares, four) + γωνία (gōnía, corner, angle). Attic form of τέσσαρες was τέτταρες (téttares, four)

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τετράγωνο (tetrágonon (plural τετράγωνα)

  1. (colloquial) quadrilateral, tetragon, square, rectangle
  2. (geometry) square
  3. (mathematics) square (number raised to the power two)
    Το τέσσερα είναι το τετράγωνο του δύο.
    To téssera eínai to tetrágono tou dýo.
    Four is the square of two.
  4. (architecture) quarter, block, city block (a group of buildings not intersected by public streets)

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