duodecim

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Latin[edit]

Latin cardinal numbers
XI XII XIII
    Cardinal : duodecim
    Ordinal : duodecimus
Latin Wikipedia article on duodecim

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Symbol: XII

Etymology[edit]

From duo (two) + decem (ten).

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duodecim (indeclinable)

  1. (cardinal) twelve; 12
    • 27 BCE – 25 BCE, Titus Livius, Ab urbe condita libri 1.19
      Atque omnium primum ad cursus lunae in duodecim menses discribit annum
      First of all he divided the year into twelve months, corresponding to the moon's revolutions
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Ioannes.20.24
      Thomas autem unus ex duodecim qui dicitur Didymus non erat cum eis quando venit Iesus
      But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came.

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