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    Cardinal: nine
    Ordinal: ninth
    Latinate ordinal: nonary
    Adverbial: nine times
    Multiplier: ninefold
    Latinate multiplier: nonuple
    Group collective: ninesome
    Multipart collective: nonuplet
    Greek or Latinate collective: ennead, nonad
    Greek collective prefix: ennea-
    Latinate collective prefix: nona-
    Fractional: ninth
    Elemental: nonuplet
    Greek prefix: enato-
    Number of musicians: nonet
    Number of years: novennium


From the Latin nōnārius, from nōnus (ninth) + -ārius (whence the English suffix -ary).


nonary (not comparable)

  1. Of ninth rank or order.
    • 1984 January 9, L. J. Walpole, “Fourth-Rank Tensors of the Thirty-Two Crystal Classes: Multiplication Tables”, in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, volume 391, number 1800, →JSTOR, pages 149–179:
      [] and the rhombic algebra is established as the direct sum of the nonary subalgebra of the Upq and of the three unary subalgebras generated individually by V, W and X, []


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