τετράς

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres, whence also τέσσαρες (téssares, four).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /te.trás/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /tɛˈtras/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /teˈtras/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /teˈtras/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /teˈtras/
  • Noun[edit]

    τετρᾰ́ς (tetrásf (genitive τετρᾰ́δος); third declension

    1. the number four
      1. the fourth day of the month
      2. the fourth day of the week
      3. a period of four days
      4. the four quarters of the moon
    2. tetrarchy
    3. four-leaved pamphlet, quaternion
      Synonyms: τετράδιον (tetrádion)

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