hogei

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Basque[edit]

Basque cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : hogei
    Ordinal : hogeigarren

Etymology[edit]

Unknown, but possibly connected to Iberian oŕkei (twenty).[1] Alternatively, from a Celtic language, compare Welsh ugain.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Southern) /oɡei̯/, [o̞.ɣ̞e̞i̯]
  • IPA(key): (Northern) /hoɡei̯/, [ɦo̞.ɣ̞e̞i̯]
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Numeral[edit]

hogei

  1. twenty

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orduña A., Eduardo (2011), “Los numerales ibéricos y el protovasco [Iberian numerals and Proto-Basque]”, in Veleia[1] (in Spanish), volume 28, pages 125–139

Further reading[edit]

  • hogei” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • hogei in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • hogei” in Etymological Dictionary of Basque by R. L. Trask, sussex.ac.uk