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EnglishEdit

 
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English numbers (edit)
70
 ←  6 7 8  → 
    Cardinal: seven
    Ordinal: seventh
    Multiplier: septuple

Alternative formsEdit

  • Arabic numerals: 7 (see for numerical forms in other scripts)
  • Roman numerals: VII
  • sev'n

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English [Term?], 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), Low German söven (seven), Dutch zeven (seven), German sieben (seven), Danish syv (seven), Norwegian sju (seven), Icelandic sjö (seven), Latin septem (seven), Ancient Greek ἑπτά (heptá, seven), Russian семь (semʹ), Sanskrit सप्तन् (saptán).

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

seven

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

Usage notesEdit

Like other numerals, sometimes used postpositively in Late Middle English and Early Modern English, for exampleː

  • Sun and moon set in the heaven, with stars, and the planets seven. (The Towneley plays)

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

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.

TranslationsEdit

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Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Playing cards in English · playing cards (layout · text)
             
ace deuce, two three four five six seven
             
eight nine ten jack, knave queen king joker

AnagramsEdit


BretonEdit

AdjectiveEdit

seven

  1. courteous

Dutch Low SaxonEdit

NumeralEdit

seven

  1. Alternative form of zeuven (seven)

Middle DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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".

NumeralEdit

sēven

  1. seven
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From sēve +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

sēven

  1. to sift, to sieve
InflectionEdit
Weak
Infinitive sēven
3rd sg. past
3rd pl. past
Past participle
Infinitive sēven
In genitive sēvens
In dative sēvene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular sēve
2nd singular sēefs, sēves
3rd singular sēeft, sēvet
1st plural sēven
2nd plural sēeft, sēvet
3rd plural sēven
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular sēve
2nd singular sēefs, sēves
3rd singular sēve
1st plural sēven
2nd plural sēeft, sēvet
3rd plural sēven
Imperative Present
Singular sēef, sēve
Plural sēeft, sēvet
Present Past
Participle sēvende
DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • seven”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • seven (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • seven (IV)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

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

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

seven (definite accusative seveni, plural sevenler)

  1. lover (somebody who loves)

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit