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SanskritEdit

Sanskrit numbers (edit)
100
 ←  9 १०
10
11  → 
1
    Cardinal: दश (daśa)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *dáĉa, from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥. Compare Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬯𐬀 (dasa), Ancient Greek δέκα (déka) and Latin decem, Old English tīen (English ten).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /d̪ɐ́.ɕɐ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈd̪ɐ.ɕɐ/
  • NumeralEdit

    दश (dáśa)

    1. ten

    DescendantsEdit

    ReferencesEdit

    1. ^ Benjamin W. Fortson IV (2010), “Indo-Iranian I: Indic”, in Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, 2nd edition, page 203