-tig

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch -tech, -tich, from Old Dutch *-tig, from Proto-Germanic *tigiwiz, plural of *teguz (group of ten).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-tig

  1. -ty; used to form numerals denoting multiples of ten

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *tigiwiz, plural of *teguz (group of ten), from Proto-Indo-European *déḱ-, *déḱm̥t (ten). Akin to Old Frisian -tich, Old High German -zug,-zig (German -zig), Old Norse -tigr, Gothic -𐍄𐌹𐌲𐌾𐌿𐍃 (-tigjus), Old Norse tigir (tens, decades), Old English tīen. More at English ten.

Suffix[edit]

-tiġ

  1. -ty (used to form numerals denoting multiples of ten)
    twēntiġ
    twenty
    hundtēontiġ
    one hundred
    hundtwelftiġ
    one hundred and twenty