Quotient


Quotient
Quotient Sm erw. fach. (15. Jh.) Neoklassische Bildung. Umbildung von l. quotiēns "wie oft" als das "so und so oft Teilbare".
   Ebenso nndl. qotiënt, ne. quotient, nfrz. quotient, nschw. kvot, nnorw. kvotient, nisl. kvóti; Quote.
DF 3 (1977), 104f. lateinisch l.

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