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τεσσαράκοντα

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Ancient GreekEdit

Ancient Greek numbers (edit)
μʹ
40
4
    Cardinal: τεσσᾰρᾰ́κοντᾰ (tessarákonta)
    Ordinal: τεσσαρακοστός (tessarakostós)
    Adverbial: τεσσαρακοντάκις (tessarakontákis)
    Collective: τεσσαρακοντάς (tessarakontás)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwr̥̄ḱomt, from earlier *kʷetwr̥-dḱomt (four-ten). Cognates include Sanskrit चत्वारिंशत् (catvāriṃśát), Latin quadrāgintā, Old Armenian քառասուն (kʿaṙasun).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tes.sa.rá.kon.ta/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /tɛs.saˈra.kon.ta/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /tes.saˈra.kon.ta/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /tes.saˈra.kon.ta/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /te.saˈra.kon.da/
  • NumeralEdit

    τεσσᾰρᾰ́κοντᾰ (tessarákonta)

    1. (cardinal) forty

    DescendantsEdit

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