विंशति

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Sanskrit[edit]

Sanskrit numbers (edit)
[a], [b] ←  19 २०
20
21  → 
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    Cardinal: विंशति (viṃśati)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *HwiHśatí, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *HwiHĉati, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁wih₁ḱm̥ti, from *dwi(h₁)dḱm̥ti (two-ten). Cognate with Avestan 𐬬𐬍𐬯𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌(vīsaiti), Hindi बीस (bīs), Punjabi ਵੀਹ (wīh), Persian بيست(bist), Kurdish bîst, Khotanese bistä (bistä), Ossetian инсӕй (insæj), Old Armenian քսան (kʿsan), Albanian (një)zet, Latin vīgintī, Ancient Greek εἴκοσι (eíkosi), Old Irish fiche, Tocharian A wiki.

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विंशति (viṃśatí)

  1. twenty, a score (with a noun either in genitive or in apposition, e.g.)
    विंशतिर् घटानाम्viṃśatir ghaṭānām20 jars
    विंशत्या हरिभिःviṃśatyā haribhiḥwith 20 horses

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