двадцать

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Russian[edit]

Russian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : двадцать ‎(dvadcatʹ)
    Ordinal : двадца́тый ‎(dvadcátyj)

Etymology[edit]

Compounded from два + дцать, or twice ten. This was an Old East Slavic dual form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈdvat͡s(ː)ətʲ]
  • IPA(key): [ˈdvat͡s(ː)ɨtʲ] (phonetic respelling: два́дцыть)
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Cardinal number[edit]

два́дцать ‎(dvádcatʹ)

  1. twenty (20)
Usage note: двадцать in the nominative case governs the genitive plural of the noun.
  • двадцать книгtwenty books
  • книг двадцать — approximately twenty books

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