ὀκτώ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Ancient Greek cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ὀκτώ ‎(oktṓ)
    Ordinal : ὄγδοος ‎(ógdoos)
    Adverbial : ὀκτάκις ‎(oktákis)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *oktṓ, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw. Cognates include Sanskrit अष्ट ‎(aṣṭa), Latin octō, and Old English eahta (English eight).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Numeral[edit]

ὀκτώ ‎(oktṓ) ‎(ordinal ὄγδοος, adverbial ὀκτᾰ́κῐς)

  1. (cardinal) eight

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ὀκτώ in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «ὀκτώ» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «ὀκτώ» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «ὀκτώ» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «ὀκτώ» 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.