seven

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EnglishEdit

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English cardinal numbers
 <  6 7 8  > 
    Cardinal : seven
    Ordinal : seventh
    Multiplier : septuple
  • Arabic numerals: 7 (see for numerical forms in other scripts)
  • Roman numerals: VII

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, from Old English seofon (seven), from Proto-Germanic *sebun (seven), from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥ (seven). Cognate with Scots sevin (seven), West Frisian sân (seven), Saterland Frisian soogen (seven), Dutch zeven (seven), German sieben (seven), Danish syv (seven), Icelandic sjö (seven), Latin septem (seven), Ancient Greek ἑπτά (heptá, seven), Russian семь (sem'), Sanskrit सप्तन् (saptán).

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seven

  1. (cardinal) A numerical value equal to 7; the number occurring after six and before eight.

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NounEdit

seven (countable and uncountable, plural sevens)

  1. The digit/figure 7 or an occurrence thereof.
    He wrote three sevens on the paper.
  2. (countable, card games) A card bearing seven pips.

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BretonEdit

AdjectiveEdit

seven

  1. courteous

Dutch Low SaxonEdit

NumeralEdit

seven

  1. Alternative form of zeuven (seven)

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch sivun, sivon, from Proto-Germanic *sebun, from earlier *sebunt, from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥, with -t added through influence of "nine" and "ten".

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sēven

  1. seven

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Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English seven.

NumeralEdit

seven

  1. seven

Usage notesEdit

Used when counting; see also sevenpela.


TurkishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [seven]
  • Hyphenation: sev‧en

AdjectiveEdit

seven (comparative daha seven, superlative en seven)

  1. loving, affectionate

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NounEdit

seven (definite accusative seveni, plural sevenler)

  1. lover (somebody who loves)

AntonymsEdit

  • sevmeyen

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