ἑπτά

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Ancient Greek cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ἑπτά ‎(heptá)
    Ordinal : ἕβδομος ‎(hébdomos)
    Adverbial : ἑπτάκις ‎(heptákis)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *heptə́, from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥. Cognates include Latin septem, Sanskrit सप्तन् ‎(saptán), Old Armenian եաւթն ‎(eawtʿn), and Old English seofon (English seven).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Numeral[edit]

ἑπτά ‎(heptá) ‎(ordinal ἕβδομος, adverbial ἑπτάκις)

  1. (cardinal) seven.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ἑπτά in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «ἑπτά» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «ἑπτά» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «ἑπτά» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «ἑπτά» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.