nine

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See also: Nine, níne, niné, and niñe

English[edit]

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English numbers (edit)
90
 ←  8 9 10  → 
    Cardinal: nine
    Ordinal: ninth
    Multiplier: ninefold, nonuple
    Fractional: ninth

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English nyne, nine, from Old English nigon, from Proto-Germanic *newun, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥.

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nine

  1. A numerical value equal to 9; the number following eight and preceding ten.
  2. Describing a group or set with nine elements.
    A cat has nine lives.

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Noun[edit]

nine (plural nines)

  1. The digit or figure 9.
  2. (card games) A playing card with nine pips.
  3. (weaponry) A nine-millimeter semi-automatic pistol.
  4. (computing, engineering, usually in the plural) A statistical unit of proportion (of reliability, purity, etc.).
    They guaranteed that our Web site would have 99.99% uptime, or four nines.
  5. (baseball) A baseball club, team, or lineup (composed of nine players).
    • 1877, Chicago Times, July 8, 1877:[1]
      The St. Louis club is the only nine in the league which gives its patrons the right to see a full game or no pay.

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Playing cards in English · playing cards (layout · text)
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ace deuce, two three four five six seven
47 Otto di picche.jpg 48 Nove di picche.jpg 49 Dieci di picche.jpg 50 J di picche.jpg 51 Q di picche.jpg 52 K di picche.jpg Jolly Nero.jpg
eight nine ten jack, knave queen king joker, jolly joker

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peter Morris, A Game of Inches: The Stories Behind the Innovations That Shaped Baseball, 15.1.3 Rain Checks, pp. 411–412

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Alemannic German[edit]

cardinal number
9 Previous: acht
Next: zää

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German niun, from Old High German niun, from Proto-Germanic *newun. Cognate with German neun, Dutch negen, English nine, Icelandic níu.

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nine

  1. (Alsatian) nine

Middle English[edit]

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nine

  1. Alternative form of nyne

Mongghul[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nine

  1. female
    nine kun
    woman

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Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English nyne, from Old English niġon, in turn from Proto-Germanic *newun, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥.

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Numeral[edit]

cardinal number
9 Previous: aicht
Next: ten

nine

  1. nine

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Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *niná.

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niné

  1. you, you all; second-person plural absolute pronoun.

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

nine (definite accusative nineyi, plural nineler)

  1. grandmother

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