nineteen

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English numbers (edit)
 ←  18 19 20  → 
    Cardinal: nineteen
    Ordinal: nineteenth
    Multiplier: nineteenfold
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Alternative forms[edit]

  • Arabic numerals: 19. Roman symbols: XIX

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English nynetene, nintene, from Old English niġontīene, niġontēne, from Proto-Germanic *newuntehun. Cognate with Dutch negentien, Low German negenteihn, Hunsrik neinzen, German neunzehn, Danish nitten.

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nineteen

  1. The cardinal number occurring after eighteen and before twenty, represented in Roman numerals as XIX and in Arabic numerals as 19. It is the last/largest of the "teens".
    • 1997, Swan Dive (lyrics and music), “Groovy Tuesday”, in Wintergreen, performed by Swan Dive, track 1:
      She says groovy like it's nineteen sixty-nine.

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Related terms[edit]

  • (adj. of the number 19 or a 19-year period): decennoval

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