seven

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English seven

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

seven

  1. Code word for the digit 7 in the NATO/ICAO spelling alphabet

Synonyms[edit]

ITU/IMO code word setteseven[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The SIA clarifies that the en is a syllabic [n]. Annex 10 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation: Aeronautical Telecommunications; Volume II Communication Procedures including those with PANS status[1], 6th edition, International Civil Aviation Organization, October 2001, retrieved 23 January 2019, page §5.2.1.3, Figure 5–1
  2. ^ International Maritime Organisation (2005). International Code of Signals, p. 22–23. Fourth edition, London.

English[edit]

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English numbers (edit)
70
 ←  6 7 8  → 
    Cardinal: seven
    Ordinal: seventh, ebdomo-
    Latinate ordinal: septenary
    Adverbial: seven times
    Multiplier: septuple, sevenfold
    Distributive: septuply
    Collective: heptad, sevensome
    Fractional: seventh
    Number of musicians: septet

Alternative forms[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

seven

  1. A numerical value equal to 7; the number following six and preceding eight. This many dots: (•••••••). Describing a group or set with seven elements.
    • 1981, William Irwin Thompson, The Time Falling Bodies Take to Light: Mythology, Sexuality and the Origins of Culture, London: Rider/Hutchinson & Co., page 175:
      The cabbalism of the number seven is emphasized, for in hell seven judges at each of seven gates take one of these divine laws away from her.

Usage notes[edit]

Like other numerals, sometimes used postpositively in Late Middle English and Early Modern English, for exampleː

  • Son & moyne set in the heuen,
    Witħ starnes, & the planettys seuen,
    [...]
      (The Towneley Plays)

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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.

Translations[edit]

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Playing cards in English · playing cards (layout · text)
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ace deuce, two three four five six seven
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eight nine ten jack, knave queen king joker

Anagrams[edit]


Bislama[edit]

Bislama cardinal numbers
 <  6 7 8  > 
    Cardinal : seven

Etymology[edit]

From English seven.

Numeral[edit]

seven

  1. seven

Breton[edit]

Adjective[edit]

seven

  1. courteous

Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

Numeral[edit]

seven

  1. Alternative form of zeuven (seven)

Fanagalo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English seven.

Numeral[edit]

seven

  1. seven

Middle Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch sivun, sivon, from Proto-West Germanic *sebun, from Proto-Germanic *sebun.

Numeral[edit]

sēven

  1. seven
Descendants[edit]
  • Dutch: zeven
  • Limburgish: zeve
  • Zealandic: zeven

Etymology 2[edit]

From sēve +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

sēven

  1. to sift, to sieve
Inflection[edit]
Weak
Infinitive sēven
3rd sg. past
3rd pl. past
Past participle
Infinitive sēven
In genitive sēvens
In dative sēvene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular sēve
2nd singular sēefs, sēves
3rd singular sēeft, sēvet
1st plural sēven
2nd plural sēeft, sēvet
3rd plural sēven
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular sēve
2nd singular sēefs, sēves
3rd singular sēve
1st plural sēven
2nd plural sēeft, sēvet
3rd plural sēven
Imperative Present
Singular sēef, sēve
Plural sēeft, sēvet
Present Past
Participle sēvende
Descendants[edit]

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Middle English[edit]

Middle English numbers (edit)
70
 ←  6 7 8  → 
    Cardinal: seven
    Ordinal: sevenþe
    Multiplier: sevenefold

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English seofon.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Early ME) IPA(key): /ˈsøːvən/, /ˈsœvən/
  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛːvən/, /ˈsɛvən/

Numeral[edit]

seven

  1. seven
    • c. 1395, John Wycliffe, John Purvey [et al.], transl., Bible (Wycliffite Bible (later version), MS Lich 10.)‎[2], published c. 1410, Apocalips 17:9, page 123r, column 2; republished as Wycliffe's translation of the New Testament, Lichfield: Bill Endres, 2010:
      ⁊ þis is þe wit who þat haþ wiſdom / þe ſeuene heedis ben ſeuene hillis .· on which þe womman ſittiþ
      And the mind that has wisdom thinks: "The seven heads are the seven hills that the woman sits on []
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

seven

  1. Alternative form of sweven

Scots[edit]

Numeral[edit]

seven

  1. Alternative form of seiven

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

  1. loving, affectionate

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Noun[edit]

seven (definite accusative seveni, plural sevenler)

  1. lover (somebody who loves)

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative seven
Definite accusative seveni
Singular Plural
Nominative seven sevenler
Definite accusative seveni sevenleri
Dative sevene sevenlere
Locative sevende sevenlerde
Ablative sevenden sevenlerden
Genitive sevenin sevenlerin
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular sevenim sevenlerim
2nd singular sevenin sevenlerin
3rd singular seveni sevenleri
1st plural sevenimiz sevenlerimiz
2nd plural seveniniz sevenleriniz
3rd plural sevenleri sevenleri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular sevenimi sevenlerimi
2nd singular sevenini sevenlerini
3rd singular sevenini sevenlerini
1st plural sevenimizi sevenlerimizi
2nd plural seveninizi sevenlerinizi
3rd plural sevenlerini sevenlerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular sevenime sevenlerime
2nd singular sevenine sevenlerine
3rd singular sevenine sevenlerine
1st plural sevenimize sevenlerimize
2nd plural seveninize sevenlerinize
3rd plural sevenlerine sevenlerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular sevenimde sevenlerimde
2nd singular seveninde sevenlerinde
3rd singular seveninde sevenlerinde
1st plural sevenimizde sevenlerimizde
2nd plural seveninizde sevenlerinizde
3rd plural sevenlerinde sevenlerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular sevenimden sevenlerimden
2nd singular seveninden sevenlerinden
3rd singular seveninden sevenlerinden
1st plural sevenimizden sevenlerimizden
2nd plural seveninizden sevenlerinizden
3rd plural sevenlerinden sevenlerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular sevenimin sevenlerimin
2nd singular seveninin sevenlerinin
3rd singular seveninin sevenlerinin
1st plural sevenimizin sevenlerimizin
2nd plural seveninizin sevenlerinizin
3rd plural sevenlerinin sevenlerinin

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