двадцать

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Russian cardinal numbers
19 20 21
    Cardinal : двадцать (dvadcatʹ)
    Ordinal : двадцатый (dvadcatyj)

Etymology[edit]

Compounded from два + дцать, or twice ten. This was an Old East Slavic dual form.

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Cardinal number[edit]

два́дцать (dvádcatʹ)

  1. twenty (20)
Usage note: двадцать in the nominative case governs the genitive plural of the noun.
  • двадцать книгtwenty books
  • книг двадцать — approximately twenty books

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