семьдесят

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Russian[edit]

Russian cardinal numbers
69 70 71
    Cardinal : семьдесят (semʹdesjat)
    Ordinal : семидесятый (semidesjatyj)

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsʲemʲdʲɪsʲɪt]
  • IPA(key): [ˈsʲemdʲɪsʲɪt] (phonetic respelling: се́мдесят)
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Cardinal numeral[edit]

се́мьдесят (sémʹdesjat)

  1. seventy (70)
Usage note: семьдесят in the nominative case governs the genitive plural of the noun.
  • семьдесят книгseventy books
  • книг семьдесят — approximately seventy books

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