duodecentum

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Latin[edit]

Latin cardinal numbers
 <  XC XCVIII XCIX  > 
    Cardinal : duodēcentum
    Ordinal : duodēcentesimus

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Symbol: XCVIII

Etymology[edit]

Literally "two from one hundred"; duo (two) + (from) + centum (hundred)

Numeral[edit]

duodēcentum (indeclinable)

  1. (cardinal) ninety-eight; 98

Usage notes[edit]

Although duodēcentum is the usual expression for 98, it is also possible to say nōnāgintā octo (ninety-eight) or octo et nōnāgintā (eight and ninety).

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