This Proto-Hellenic entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Hellenic Edit

Proto-Hellenic numbers (edit)
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    Cardinal: *hens
    Ordinal: *protós

Etymology Edit

From earlier *séms, analogically reformed from Proto-Indo-European *sḗm.

Numeral Edit


  1. one

Inflection Edit

Feminine *hmía, neuter *hén.

This numeral needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants Edit

  • Ancient Greek: εἷς (heîs), ἧς (hês); ἕεις (héeis)
    • Byzantine Greek: ἕνας (hénas)
  • Mycenaean Greek: 𐀁𐀕 (e-me /⁠hemei⁠/, dative)