duodeoctoginta

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Latin[edit]

Latin numbers (edit)
LXXVIII
78
79  → 
    Cardinal: duodēoctōgintā

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Symbol: LXXVIII

Etymology[edit]

Literally "two from eighty"; duo (two) + (from) + octōgintā (eighty)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /du.o.deː.ok.toːˈɡin.taː/, [d̪ʊ.ɔ.d̪eː.ɔk.t̪oːˈɡɪn̪.t̪aː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /du.o.de.ok.toˈd͡ʒin.ta/, [d̪u.ɔ.d̪ɛ.ɔk.t̪ɔˈd͡ʒin̪.t̪a]

Numeral[edit]

duodēoctōgintā (indeclinable)

  1. seventy-eight; 78

Usage notes[edit]

Although duodēoctōgintā is the usual expression for 78, it is also possible to say septuāgintā octō (seventy-eight) or octō et septuāgintā (eight and seventy).

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