बीस

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See also: बस

Hindi[edit]

Hindi numbers (edit)
 ←  19 २०
20
21  → 
2
    Cardinal: बीस (bīs)
    Ordinal: बीसवाँ (bīsvā̃)

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀯𑀻𑀲𑀸 (vīsā), 𑀯𑀻𑀲𑀤𑀺 (vīsadi), from Ashokan Prakrit 𑀯𑀻𑀲𑀢𑀺 (vīsati), from Sanskrit विंशति (viṃśatí), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *HwiHśatí, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *HwiHćati, from Proto-Indo-European *dwi(h₁)dḱm̥ti. Compare Persian بیست(bist).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /biːs/, [biːs̪]

Numeral[edit]

बीस (bīs) (Urdu spelling بیس‎)

  1. twenty

Nepali[edit]

Nepali numbers (edit)
[a], [b] ←  19 २०
20
21  → [a], [b]
2
    Cardinal: बीस (bīs)
    Ordinal: बीसौँ (bīsa͠u)

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

बीस (bīs)

  1. twenty