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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French quatre.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

quatre ‎(plural quatres)

  1. (archaic, dice games, card games, dominoes) A card, die, or domino with four spots or pips.
    • 1813, John Mason Good, Olinthus Gregory, Newton Bosworth, Pantologia
      The first best throw upon the dice is esteemed aces, as it stops the six-point in the outer table, and secures the cinque in your own, whereby your adversary's two men upon your ace-point cannot get out with either quatre, cinque, or six.

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Provençal quatre, catre, from Latin quattuor ‎(four), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

Catalan cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : quatre
    Ordinal : quart
    Multiplier : quàdruple
Catalan Wikipedia article on quatre

quatre m, f

  1. (cardinal) four
  2. a few

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

quatre m ‎(plural quatres)

  1. four

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French quatre, qatre, catre, from Latin quattuor, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres.

PronunciationEdit

  • (alone or preceding a vowel) IPA(key): /katʁ/
  • (preceding a consonant) IPA(key): /katʁə/, /kat/
  • (file)

NumeralEdit

French cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : quatre
    Ordinal : quatrième
French Wikipedia article on quatre

quatre

  1. four

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Antillean Creole: katr, kat
  • English: quatre (borrowing)
  • Guianese Creole: katr, kat
  • Karipúna Creole French: kat
  • Louisiana Creole French: kat
  • Seychellois Creole: kat
  • Tayo: katr

See alsoEdit

Playing cards in French · cartes à jouer (layout · text)
as deux trois quatre cinq six sept
huit neuf dix valet dame roi joker

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French quatre.

NumeralEdit

quatre ‎(invariable)

  1. four (4)

DescendantsEdit


NormanEdit

Norman cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : quatre

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French quatre, from Latin quattuor, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres.

NumeralEdit

quatre

  1. (Guernsey, cardinal) four

OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Provençal quatre, catre, from Latin quattuor.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

quatre

  1. four

Related termsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin quattuor.

NumeralEdit

quatre

  1. four

DescendantsEdit

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