duodeviginti

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Latin numbers (edit)
 ←  17 XVIII
18
19  → [a], [b], [c]
    Cardinal: duodēvīgintī, octōdecim
    Ordinal: duodēvīcēsimus, octōdecimus
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  • Symbol: XVIII

Etymology[edit]

Literally "two from twenty"; from duo (two) + (from) vīgintī (twenty). Compare non-subtractive form octōdecim.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /du.o.deː.wiːˈɡin.tiː/, [d̪ʊ.ɔ.d̪eː.wiːˈɡɪn̪.t̪iː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /du.o.de.viˈd͡ʒin.ti/, [d̪u.ɔ.d̪ɛ.viˈd͡ʒin̪.t̪i]
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duodēvīgintī (indeclinable)

  1. eighteen; 18
    • c. 52 BCE, Julius Caesar, Commentarii de Bello Gallico 2.5:
      castra in altitudinem pedum XII vallo fossaque duodeviginti pedum muniri iubet.
      He orders him to fortify a camp with a rampart twelve feet in height, and a trench eighteen feet in breadth.
    • 121 CE, Suetonius, De vita Caesarum divi Augusti.65:
      G. et L. in duodeviginti mensium spatio amisit ambos, Gaio in Lycia, Lucio Massiliae defunctis.
      He lost Gaius and Lucius within the span of eighteen months, for the former died in Lycia and the latter at Massilia.

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