fifteen

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English[edit]

English cardinal numbers
14 15 16
    Cardinal : fifteen
    Ordinal : fifteenth
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old English fīftīene, fīftēne, from Proto-Germanic *fimftehun. Compare West Frisian fyftjin, Dutch vijftien, German fünfzehn, Danish femten.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (next word stressed near the first syllable)
    (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈfɪf.tiːn/
  • (file)
  • (next word stressed after the first syllable)
    (UK, US) IPA(key): /fɪfˈtiːn/
  • Rhymes: -iːn

Numeral[edit]

fifteen (cardinal, ordinal fifteenth)

  1. The cardinal number occurring after fourteen (14) and before sixteen (16).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Roman numerals: XV
  • Arabic numerals: 15

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