ἕξ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Ancient Greek cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ἕξ ‎(héx)
    Ordinal : ἕκτος ‎(héktos)
    Adverbial : ἑξάκις ‎(hexákis)

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *hwéks, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs. Cognates include Sanskrit षष् ‎(ṣaṣ), Old Armenian վեց ‎(vecʿ), Latin sex, and Old English siex (English six).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Numeral[edit]

ἕξ ‎(héx) ‎(ordinal ἕκτος, adverbial ἑξάκις)

  1. (cardinal) six

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ἕξ in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «ἕξ» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «ἕξ» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «ἕξ» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «ἕξ» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «ἕξ» in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (© 2006–2016)
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
    • six idem, page 780.