quatre

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French quatre.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

quatre ‎(plural quatres)

  1. (archaic, dice games, card games, dominoes) A card, die, or domino with four spots or pips.
    • 1813, John Mason Good, Olinthus Gregory, Newton Bosworth, Pantologia
      The first best throw upon the dice is esteemed aces, as it stops the six-point in the outer table, and secures the cinque in your own, whereby your adversary's two men upon your ace-point cannot get out with either quatre, cinque, or six.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal quatre, catre, from Latin quattuor(four), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

Catalan cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : quatre
    Ordinal : quart
    Multiplier : quàdruple
Catalan Wikipedia article on quatre

quatre m, f

  1. (cardinal) four
  2. a few

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

quatre m ‎(plural quatres)

  1. four

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French quatre, qatre, catre, from Latin quattuor, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (alone or preceding a vowel) IPA(key): /katʁ/
  • (preceding a consonant) IPA(key): /katʁə/, /kat/
  • (file)

Numeral[edit]

French cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : quatre
    Ordinal : quatrième
French Wikipedia article on quatre

quatre

  1. four

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Antillean Creole: katr, kat
  • English: quatre (borrowing)
  • Guianese Creole: katr, kat
  • Karipúna Creole French: kat
  • Louisiana Creole French: kat
  • Seychellois Creole: kat
  • Tayo: katr

See also[edit]

Playing cards in French · cartes à jouer (layout · text)
40 Asso di picche.jpg 41 Due di picche.jpg 42 Tre di picche.jpg 43 Quattro di picche.jpg 44 Cinque di picche.jpg 45 Sei di picche.jpg 46 Sette di picche.jpg
as deux trois quatre cinq six sept
47 Otto di picche.jpg 48 Nove di picche.jpg 49 Dieci di picche.jpg 50 J di picche.jpg 51 Q di picche.jpg 52 K di picche.jpg Jolly Nero.jpg
huit neuf dix valet dame roi joker

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French quatre.

Numeral[edit]

quatre ‎(invariable)

  1. four (4)

Descendants[edit]


Norman[edit]

Norman cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : quatre

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French quatre, from Latin quattuor, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres.

Numeral[edit]

quatre

  1. (Guernsey, cardinal) four

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal quatre, catre, from Latin quattuor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

quatre

  1. four

Related terms[edit]


Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quattuor.

Numeral[edit]

quatre

  1. four

Descendants[edit]