Monday, 19 March 2012

Arithmoi Greek Numbers Post 2 1 to 10


Here are the Numbers One to TEN in Greek

1 ONE M. εἱς F. μία N. ἕν

(see the previous post for the full declension of the first 4 numbers).

2 TWO All genders follow this declension pattern

Nominative Accusative δύο Genitive Dative δυοῖν

3 THREE M. F. τρεῖς N. τρία

4 FOUR M. F. τέτταρες N. τέτταρα

5 FIVE πέντε

6 SIX ἕξ

7 SEVEN πτά

8 EIGHT ὀκτώ

9 NINE ἐννέα

10 TEN δέκα

The modern Greek forms are ένα δύο τρία τέσσερα πέντε ἕξι φτὰ χτὼ ἐννιὰ δέκα

The number One is also used as the indefinite article in Modern Greek.

Next post a look at the origins of Greek culture in the Neolithic and then we return to numbers and the Ordinals First ... Second .. third .