nonante

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French[edit]

French numbers (edit)
900[a], [b]
[a], [b], [c] ←  80 [a], [b], [c] ←  89 90 91  → [a], [b], [c] 100  → 
9
    Cardinal (decimal): nonante
    Cardinal (vigesimal): quatre-vingt-dix
    Ordinal (decimal): nonantième
    Ordinal (vigesimal): quatre-vingt-dixième
    Ordinal abbreviation: 90e, (now nonstandard) 90ème
French Wikipedia article on 90

Etymology[edit]

From Old French nonante, from Latin nōnāgintā, from earlier *nūnāgintā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥(d)ḱomt (nine tens).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɔ.nɑ̃t/
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nonante (invariable)

  1. (Switzerland, Belgium, Congo, Rwanda, Acadian) ninety
    Il a attendu nonante minutes.He waited for ninety minutes.
    Synonym: (France, Quebec) quatre-vingt-dix

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōnāgintā.

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nonante

  1. ninety

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōnāgintā.

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cardinal number
90 Previous: uitante et nuef
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nonante

  1. ninety

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  • French: nonante
  • Walloon: nonante

Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French nonante, from Latin nōnāgintā.

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nonante

  1. ninety

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