tetra-

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See also: tetra, tetrą, and tétra-

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From Ancient Greek τετρα- (tetra-), combining form of Ancient Greek τέτταρες (téttares), from τέσσαρες (téssares, four).

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Greek number prefix
4 Previous: tri-
Next: penta-

tetra-

  1. Four.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 665: [cf. -latry]
      Which is how Kit first heard about the T.W.I.T. back in London, and of the ghostly neo-Pythagorean cult of tetralatry or worship of the number four, currently the rage in certain European circles

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τέτταρες (téttares), τέσσαρες (téssares, four).

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tetra-

  1. tetra-

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Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τέτταρες (téttares), τέσσαρες (téssares, four).

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tetra-

  1. tetra-
    Synonym: quadri-

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τετρα- (tetra-).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛt.ra/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛtra
  • Syllabification: tet‧ra

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tetra-

  1. tetra-
    tetra- + ‎-logia → ‎tetralogia

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Further reading[edit]

  • tetra- in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tetra- in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τέτταρες (téttares), τέσσαρες (téssares, four).

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tetra-

  1. tetra-

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Further reading[edit]

  • tetra-” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.