forty

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English[edit]

English numbers (edit)
400
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4
    Cardinal: forty
    Ordinal: fortieth
    Multiplier: fortyfold

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Etymology[edit]

Middle English, from Old English fēowertiġ, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr tigiwiz (forty).

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forty

  1. The cardinal number occurring after thirty-nine and before forty-one.

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  • In modern usage, the spelling fourty is nonstandard.

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Noun[edit]

forty (plural forties)

  1. (slang) A bottle of beer containing forty fluid ounces.

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Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

forty

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of fort