neliteist

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Estonian[edit]

Estonian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : neliteist
    Ordinal : neljateistkümnes

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *neljä toicta kümmentä. Equivalent of neli (four) +‎ teist (of second). Shortened from neliteistkümmend ("four of the second ten"), which is still evident in declension. Cognate with Finnish neljätoista.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈneliˌtei̯st/
  • Hyphenation: ne‧li‧teist
  • Rhymes: -eist

Numeral[edit]

neliteist

  1. fourteen

Usage notes[edit]

There is also a shortened genitive singular, neljateist and another alternative partitive singular neljateistkümmend.

Declension[edit]