quatre

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French quatre.

NounEdit

quatre (plural quatres)

  1. (archaic) 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

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Provençal, from Latin quattuor (four).

NumeralEdit

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

quatre

  1. (cardinal) four

Derived termsEdit

  • ser quatre gats = very few people
  • dir quatre coses = tell off

NounEdit

quatre m (plural quatres)

  1. four

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French quatre, qatre, catre, from Latin quattuor.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

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

quatre

  1. four

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


GuernésiaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin quattuor.

NumeralEdit

Guernésiais cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : quatre

quatre

  1. four

OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Provençal, from Latin quattuor.

PronunciationEdit

Cardinal numeralEdit

quatre

  1. four

Related termsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin quattuor.

NumeralEdit

quatre

  1. four

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 20:53