двенадцать

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Russian[edit]

Russian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : двена́дцать (dvenádcatʹ)
    Ordinal : двена́дцатый (dvenádcatyj)

Etymology[edit]

Compounded from две + на + дцать, or two on ten. The feminine две is used here because the final syllable дцать, an old short form of десять, is a feminine substantive.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dvʲɪˈnat͡s(ː)ətʲ]
  • (file)

Numeral[edit]

двена́дцать (dvenádcatʹ)

  1. twelve (12)

Usage note[edit]

двенадцать (dvenadcatʹ) in the nominative case and accusative case governs the genitive plural of the noun. In other cases, it governs the corresponding plural case of the noun.

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