four 英 [fɔ:(r)] 美 [fɔr, for]
num. 四；四个 adj. 四的；四个的
- num. 四；四个
- adj. 四的；四个的
1. She is married with four children.
2. Try to eat at least four slices of bread a day.
3. Four of them ask for help.
- four (n., adj.) Old English feower "four; four times," from Proto-Germanic *fedwor- (source also of Old Saxon fiuwar, Old Frisian fiower, fiuwer, Frankish *fitter-, Dutch vier, Old High German fior, German vier, Old Norse fjorir, Danish fire, Swedish fyra, Gothic fidwor "four"), from PIE root *kwetwer- "four." The phonetic evolution of the Germanic forms has not been fully explained; Watkins explains the -f- as being from the following number (Modern English five).