Meaning of TWO in English


Pronunciation: ' tü

Function: adjective

Etymology: Middle English twa, two, from Old English tw ā (fem. & neuter); akin to Old English tw ē gen two (masc.), t ū (neut.), Old High German zw ē ne, Latin duo, Greek dyo

Date: before 12th century

1 : being one more than one in number

2 : being the second ― used postpositively <section two of the instructions>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.