duodetriginta

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Latin[edit]

Latin numbers (edit)
 ←  27 XXVIII
28
29  → 
    Cardinal: duodētrīgintā

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Symbol: XXVIII

Etymology[edit]

Literally "two from thirty"; duo (two) + (from) + trīgintā (thirty)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /du.o.deː.triːˈɡin.taː/, [d̪uɔd̪eːt̪riːˈɡɪn̪t̪äː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /du.o.de.triˈd͡ʒin.ta/, [d̪uɔd̪ɛt̪riˈd͡ʒin̪t̪ä]

Numeral[edit]

duodētrīgintā (indeclinable)

  1. twenty-eight; 28

Usage notes[edit]

Although duodētrīgintā is the usual expression for 28, it is also possible to say vīgintī octō (twenty-eight) or octō et vīgintī (eight and twenty).

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References[edit]

  • duodetriginta in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • duodetriginta in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • duodetriginta in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette