twaalf

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Afrikaans[edit]

Afrikaans cardinal numbers
11 12 13
    Cardinal : twaalf
    Ordinal : twaalfde

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch twaalf, from Middle Dutch twelef, tweelf, also twalef, twaelf, from Old Dutch *twelif, *twalif, from Proto-Germanic *twalif.

Numeral[edit]

twaalf

  1. (cardinal) twelve

Dutch[edit]

Dutch cardinal numbers
11 12 13
    Cardinal : twaalf
    Ordinal : twaalfde

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch twelef, tweelf, also twalef, twaelf, from Old Dutch *twelif, *twalif, from Proto-Germanic *twalif. Compare German zwölf, West Frisian tolve, English twelve, Danish tolf, Norwegian tolv.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

twaalf

  1. (cardinal) twelve

Descendants[edit]


Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately cognate to German zwölf, English twelve.

Numeral[edit]

twaalf

  1. twelve (12)

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