eahta

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ahtōu, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw. Cognate with Old High German ahto, Old Saxon ahto, Old Norse átta, Gothic 𐌰𐌷𐍄𐌰𐌿 (ahtau); and, outside the Germanic languages, with Sanskrit अष्ट (aṣṭa), Ancient Greek ὀκτώ (oktṓ), Latin octo, Albanian tetë, Old Irish ocht, Old Church Slavonic осмь (osmĭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈæɑ̯htɑ/, [ˈæɑ̯xtɑ]

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eahta

  1. (West Saxon) (cardinal) eight

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