eighteen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English ehtetene, from Old English eahtatīene, eahtatēne, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōutehun. Compare West Frisian achttjin, Dutch achttien, German achtzehn, Danish atten.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Arabic numerals: 18. Roman symbols: XVIII

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (next word stressed near the first syllable)
    (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈeɪ.tiːn/
  • (file)
  • (next word stressed after the first syllable)
    (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˌeɪˈtiːn/
  • Rhymes: -iːn

Numeral[edit]

eighteen

  1. The cardinal number occurring after seventeen and before nineteen, represented in Roman numerals as XVIII and in Arabic numerals as 18.

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