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First/Second declension Adjective; Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἀριθμητικός

Structure: ἀριθμητικ (Stem) + ος (Ending)

Etym.: from a)riqme/w


  1. of or for reckoning, arithmetical, arithmetic


First/Second declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • Ἀπολλόδωροσ δὲ ὁ ἀριθμητικὸσ καὶ θῦσαί φησιν αὐτὸν ἑκατόμβην ἐπὶ τῷ εὑρηκέναι ὅτι τριγώνου ὀρθογωνίου ἡ τὴν ὀρθὴν γωνίαν· (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 10, book 10, chapter 13 1:2)
  • οὗτοσ δ’ ἔσται ὁ εἰδώσ, ὁ ἀριθμητικόσ; (Plato, Alcibiades 1, Alcibiades 2, Hipparchus, Lovers, Theages, Charmides, Laches, Lysis, 67:4)
  • διόπερ οὐθεὶσ τῶν κατὰ μέροσ ἐπισκοπούντων ἐγχειρεῖ λέγειν τι περὶ αὐτῶν, εἰ ἀληθῆ ἢ μή, οὔτε γεωμέτρησ οὔτ’ ἀριθμητικόσ, ἀλλὰ τῶν φυσικῶν ἔνιοι, εἰκότωσ τοῦτο δρῶντεσ· (Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book 4 46:3)
  • ἄριστα δ’ ἂν οὕτω θεωρηθείη ἕκαστον, εἴ τισ τὸ μὴ κεχωρισμένον θείη χωρίσασ, ὅπερ ὁ ἀριθμητικὸσ ποιεῖ καὶ ὁ γεωμέτρησ. (Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book 13 47:2)
  • ἀλλὰ μὴν ὅ γ’ ἀριθμητικὸσ ἀριθμὸσ μοναδικόσ ἐστιν. (Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book 13 161:2)


Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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