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Ancient GreekEdit

Ancient Greek numbers (edit)
20
 ←  1 βʹ
2
3  → 
    Cardinal: δύο (dúo)
    Ordinal: δεύτερος (deúteros)
    Adverbial: δίς (dís)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *dúwō, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁. Cognates include Sanskrit द्व (dvá), Old Armenian երկու (erku), Latin duo, and Old English twā (English two).

PronunciationEdit

 

NumeralEdit

δύο (dúo) (ordinal δεύτερος, adverbial δίς)

  1. (cardinal): two

InflectionEdit

Note: δύο sometimes is undeclined.

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: δύο (dýo, two)

ReferencesEdit


GreekEdit

Greek cardinal numbers
 <  α΄ β΄ γ΄  > 
    Cardinal : δύο (dýo)
    Ordinal : δεύτερος (défteros)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δύο (dúo), from Proto-Indo-European *duwó, *duwéh₃ (*dwóh₁).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈðiˌo̞]
  • Hyphenation: δύ‧ο
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NumeralEdit

δύο (dýo) (invariable)

  1. (cardinal) two

Usage notesEdit

The stressed form is used to reinforce the number (compare with δυο).

Δύο μπίρες, όχι μία.Dýo bíres, óchi mía.Two beers, not one.

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