quartus

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Latin[edit]

Latin numbers (edit)
40
 ←  3 IV
4
5  → 
    Cardinal: quattuor
    Ordinal: quārtus
    Adverbial: quater
    Multiplier: quadruplex, quadruplus
    Distributive: quadrīnī, quaternī
    Fractional: quadrans, teruncius

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷeturtos ~ *kʷetwr̥tos (whence Ancient Greek τέταρτος (tétartos) and Proto-Germanic *fedurþô), from *kʷetwóres (four). Cognate to quadrus (square), from sense “four-sided”.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

quārtus (feminine quārta, neuter quārtum); first/second-declension numeral

  1. fourth, the ordinal number after tertius and before quintus

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative quārtus quārta quārtum quārtī quārtae quārta
Genitive quārtī quārtae quārtī quārtōrum quārtārum quārtōrum
Dative quārtō quārtō quārtīs
Accusative quārtum quārtam quārtum quārtōs quārtās quārta
Ablative quārtō quārtā quārtō quārtīs
Vocative quārte quārta quārtum quārtī quārtae quārta

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: cuartu
  • Catalan: quart
  • Dutch: kwart

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