nineteen

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • Arabic numerals: 19. Roman symbols: XIX

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English nynetene, nintene, from Old English nigontīene, nigontēne, from Proto-Germanic *newuntehun. Compare Dutch negentien, German neunzehn, Danish nitten.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (next word stressed near the first syllable)
    (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈnaɪn.tiːn/
  • (file)
  • (next word stressed after the first syllable)
    (UK, US) IPA(key): /naɪnˈtiːn/
  • Rhymes: -iːn

Numeral[edit]

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".

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