duodecimo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin ablative of duodecimus (twelfth) (from duodecim 'twelve', from duo 'two' + decem 'ten')

Noun[edit]

duodecimo (plural duodecimos)

  1. (paper, printing) A size of paper, so called because it is originally made by folding and cutting a single sheet from a printing press into 12 leaves; (5 by 7¾ inches): 6.5 to 7.5 inches high, approximately 4.5 inches wide.
  2. A sheet or page of that size
  3. (printing) A book having pages of that size

Synonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Latin folio quarto sexto octavo duodecimo sextodecimo octodecimo vicesimo-quarto trigesimo-secundo quadragesimo-octavo sexagesimo-quarto
ALA F Q   O D S T   Tt Fe Sf
ht. (cm) > 30 25-30 25-30 20-25 17.5-20 15-17.5 12.5-15 12.5-15 10-12.5 7.5-10 < 7.5
printers' folio quarto sixmo octavo twelvemo sixteenmo eighteenmo twenty-fourmo thirty-twomo forty-eightmo sixty-fourmo
abbrev. fo or f 4to 6to or 6mo 8vo 12mo 16mo 18mo 24mo 32mo 48mo 64mo
abbrev. 12º 16º 18º 24º 32º 48º 64º
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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ablative of duodecimus 'twelfth' (from duodecim 'twelve', from duo 'two' + decem 'ten')

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: duo‧de‧ci‧mo

Noun[edit]

duodecimo n (plural duodecimo's, diminutive duodecimootje n)

  1. A size of paper, so called because it is originally made by folding and cutting a single sheet from a printing press into 12 leaves; (5 by 7¾ inches): 6.5 to 7.5 inches high, approximately 4.5 inches wide.
  2. A page of that size; hence, a whole book having pages of that size

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin duodecimus.

Adjective[edit]

duodecimo m (feminine duodecima, masculine plural duodecimi, feminine plural duodecime)

  1. twelfth

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

duodecimō

  1. masculine dative singular of duodecimus
  2. neuter dative singular of duodecimus
  3. masculine ablative singular of duodecimus
  4. neuter ablative singular of duodecimus