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: *pénkʷe
    Ordinal: *pénkʷtos

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe.

Numeral edit


  1. five

Descendants edit

  • Ancient Greek: πέντε (pénte)
    Aeolic Greek: πέμπε (pémpe)