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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈziːbm̩/, /ˈziːbən/
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German siben or sieben, likely from Old High German sib (a sieve).

VerbEdit

sieben (third-person singular simple present siebt, past tense siebte, past participle gesiebt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to sift; to sieve
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German cardinal numbers
 <  6 7 8  > 
    Cardinal : sieben
    Ordinal : siebte

Etymology 2Edit

From Old High German sibun, from Proto-Germanic *sebun, from earlier *sebunt, from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥. Compare Dutch zeven, English seven.

NumeralEdit

sieben

  1. seven (numerical value represented by the Arabic numeral 7; or describing a set with seven elements)
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