nigon

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

nigon (plural nigons)

  1. (obsolete) Niggard, miser. [14th-17th c.]

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Old English[edit]

Old English numbers (edit)
90
 ←  8 9 10  → 
    Cardinal: nigon
    Ordinal: nigoþa
    Multiplier: nigonfeald

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *nigun, an unexplained variant of *neun, from Proto-Germanic *newun, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈni.ɡon/, [ˈni.ɣon], /ˈni.jon/

Numeral[edit]

nigon or niġon

  1. nine
    Nigon sīðum nigon bēoþ ān and hundeahtatiġ.
    Nine times nine is eighty-one.

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Welsh[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

nigon

  1. Nasal mutation of digon (enough).

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
digon ddigon nigon unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.