seofon

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sebun, from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥. Cognate with Old Saxon siƀun, Old High German sibun, Old Norse sjau, Gothic 𐍃𐌹𐌱𐌿𐌽 (sibun). Extra-Germanic cognates include Latin septem, Ancient Greek ἑπτά (heptá), Old Church Slavonic сєдмь (sedmĭ), Sanskrit सप्तन् (saptan), Old Irish secht.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈseo̯fon/, [ˈseo̯von]

Numeral[edit]

seofon

  1. seven

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