χίλιοι

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Ancient Greek cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : χίλιοι (khílioi)
    Ordinal : χιλιοστός (khiliostós)
    Adverbial : χιλιάκις (khiliákis)

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(sm̥-)ǵʰesliyoy, from *ǵʰes-, whence χείρ (kheír)), as if meaning “full hand”. Cognates include Sanskrit सहस्र (sahásra) and Latin mīlle.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kʰǐː.li.oi̯/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈkʰi.li.y/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈxi.li.y/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈçi.li.y/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈçi.li.i/
  • Numeral[edit]

    χῑ́λιοι (khī́lioi), χῑ́λιαι f (khī́liai), χῑ́λια n (khī́lia)

    1. (cardinal) thousand

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