nonaginta

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Latin[edit]

Latin numbers (edit)
900
 ←  89 XC
90
91  → 
9
    Cardinal: nōnāgintā, *nōvāgintā
    Ordinal: nōnāgēsimus
    Adverbial: nōnāgiēns
    Distributive: nōnāgēnī

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Symbol: XC

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *nūnāgintā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥(d)ḱomt (nine tens). Cognate with Ancient Greek ἐνενήκοντα (enenḗkonta).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /noː.naːˈɡin.taː/, [noːnäːˈɡɪn̪t̪äː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /no.naˈd͡ʒin.ta/, [nɔnɑˈd͡ʒin̪t̪ɑ]
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Numeral[edit]

nōnāgintā (indeclinable)

  1. ninety; 90

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: noranta
  • French: nonante
  • Friulian: nonante
  • Ladin: nonanta
  • Norman: nénante
  • Occitan: nonanta

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • nonaginta in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • nonaginta in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • nonaginta in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette