cen

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See also: cēn and cén

Galician[edit]

Galician cardinal numbers
99 100 101
    Cardinal : cen
    Ordinal : centésimo

Alternative forms[edit]

  • cento (combining form only)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin centum.

Numeral[edit]

cen (indeclinable)

  1. (cardinal) one hundred; 100

Usage notes[edit]

The indeclinable form cen means "one hundred" only. To say "one hundred one", the combining form cento is used, as cento un or cento unha. Likewise, "one hundred thirty" is cento trinta, and "one hundred fifty-four" is cento cincuenta e catro.


Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

cen

  1. rafsi of centi.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

cen

  1. Nonstandard spelling of cēn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of cén.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kē₂naz. Cognate with Old High German kien (German Kien ‘pine’).

Noun[edit]

cēn m

  1. (poetic) torch
  2. the runic character (/k/ or /tʃ/)

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kina (besides)

Preposition[edit]

cen

  1. except
  2. without

Descendants[edit]