пятьдесят

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Russian[edit]

Russian cardinal numbers
49 50 51
    Cardinal : пятьдесят (pjatʹdesjat)
    Ordinal : пятидесятый (pjatidesjatyj)

Etymology[edit]

Compounded from пять + десять, or five tens. Десят was the Old East Slavic genitive plural, which is required by numbers пять and up.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [pʲɪdʲɪˈsʲat], (colloquial) IPA(key): /pʲɪ.(j)ɪˈsʲat/

Cardinal numeral[edit]

пятьдесят (pjat’djesját)

  1. fifty (50)

Usage notes[edit]

пятьдесят in the nominative case governs the genitive plural of the noun.

  • пятьдесят книгfifty books
  • книг пятьдесят — approximately fifty books

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