seicont

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Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsikənt], [ˈsekənt]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English secunde, from Old French second, from Latin secundus (following, next in order), from root of sequor (I follow), from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ- (to follow).

Adjective[edit]

seicont (not comparable)

  1. second
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

seicont (plural seiconts)

  1. the storey of a building immediately above the ground floor

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English secunde, from Old French seconde, from Medieval Latin secunda, short for secunda pars minuta (second diminished part (of the hour)).

Noun[edit]

seicont (plural seiconts)

  1. a second of time