seven

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English[edit]

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English numbers
70
 <  6 7 8  > 
    Cardinal : seven
    Ordinal : seventh
    Multiplier : septuple

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Arabic numerals: 7 (see for numerical forms in other scripts)
  • Roman numerals: VII
  • sev'n

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old English seofon ‎(seven), from Proto-Germanic *sebun ‎(seven), from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥ ‎(seven). Cognate with Scots sevin ‎(seven), West Frisian sân ‎(seven), Saterland Frisian soogen ‎(seven), Dutch zeven ‎(sevenl), German sieben ‎(seven), Danish syv ‎(seven), Icelandic sjö ‎(seven), Latin septem ‎(seven), Ancient Greek ἑπτά ‎(heptá, seven), Russian семь ‎(semʹ), Sanskrit सप्तन् ‎(saptán).

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Numeral[edit]

seven

  1. (cardinal) A numerical value equal to 7; the number occurring after six and before eight.

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Noun[edit]

seven ‎(countable and uncountable, plural sevens)

  1. The digit/figure 7 or an occurrence thereof.
    He wrote three sevens on the paper.
  2. (countable, card games) A card bearing seven pips.

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Breton[edit]

Adjective[edit]

seven

  1. courteous

Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

Numeral[edit]

seven

  1. Alternative form of zeuven (seven)

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch sivun, sivon, from Proto-Germanic *sebun, from earlier *sebunt, from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥, with -t added through influence of "nine" and "ten".

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sēven

  1. seven

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English seven.

Numeral[edit]

seven

  1. seven

Usage notes[edit]

Used when counting; see also sevenpela.


Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [seven]
  • Hyphenation: sev‧en

Adjective[edit]

seven (comparative daha seven, superlative en seven)

  1. loving, affectionate

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Noun[edit]

seven ‎(definite accusative seveni, plural sevenler)

  1. lover (somebody who loves)

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