From: Steven Lo Vullo (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Oct 18 2001 - 21:00:46 EDT
on 10/18/01 7:37 PM, Mark Wilson at email@example.com wrote:
> Can someone tell me how hEPTAKIS is derived. Assuming
> the hEPTA part is "seven," where does KIS come from?
Not sure I have this right, but judging from the words that have this
ending, it seems to be an adverbial suffix meaning "times." In a search I
did, I came up with hEBDOMHKONTAKIS (seventy times), hEPTAKIS (seven times),
hOSAKIS (as many times as), PENTAKIS (five times), POLLAKIS (many times),
POSAKIS (how many times?).
Steven Lo Vullo
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