duodequinquaginta

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Latin[edit]

Latin cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : duodēquīnquāgintā

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Symbol: XLVIII

Etymology[edit]

Literally "two from fifty"; duo (two) + (from) + quīnquāgintā (fifty)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /du.o.deː.kʷiːn.kʷaːˈɡin.taː/, [dʊ.ɔ.deː.kᶣiːŋ.kʷaːˈɡɪn.taː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /du.o.de.kwin.kwaˈd͡ʒin.ta/, [du.o.de.kwiŋ.kwaˈd͡ʒin.ta]

Numeral[edit]

duodēquīnquāgintā (indeclinable)

  1. (cardinal) forty-eight; 48

Usage notes[edit]

Although duodēquīnquāgintā is the usual expression for 48, it is also possible to say quadrāgintā octō (forty-eight) or octō et quadrāgintā (eight and forty).

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