ἑξήκοντα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Ancient Greek cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ἑξήκοντα ‎(hexḗkonta)
    Ordinal : ἑξηκοστός ‎(hexēkostós)
    Adverbial : ἑξηκοντάκις ‎(hexēkontákis)

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Etymology[edit]

From the Proto-Indo-European *sweḱsḱomth₂, from the earlier *swéḱs-dḱomt-h₂ ‎(six-ten). Cognate with the Latin sexāgintā and the Old Armenian վաթսուն ‎(vatʿsun).

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Numeral[edit]

ἑξήκοντα ‎(hexḗkonta) ‎(ordinal ἑξηκοστός, adverbial ἑξηκοντάκις)

  1. (cardinal) sixty

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Noun[edit]

ἑξήκοντα ‎(hexḗkonta) (indeclinable); m pl

  1. a college of γελωτοποιοί at Athens
    • 250–350 BC, Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae 14.614d

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