septante

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French[edit]

French numbers (edit)
700[a], [b]
 ←  60  ←  69 70 71  → [a], [b], [c], [d] 80  → [a], [b], [c]
7
    Cardinal (decimal): septante
    Cardinal (vigesimal): soixante-dix
    Ordinal (decimal): septantième
    Ordinal (vigesimal): soixante-dixième
    Ordinal abbreviation: 70e, (now nonstandard) 70ème

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old French setante, from Latin septuāgintā, from *septmāginta, from Proto-Indo-European *septm̥̄ḱomt, from earlier *septḿ̥dḱomt (seven-ten). The -p- was restored under influence of the Latin word.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɛp.tɑ̃t/
  • (file)

Numeral[edit]

septante (invariable)

  1. (Belgium, Switzerland, Congo, Acadia, Savoy) seventy
    Synonym: soixante-dix

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Norman[edit]

Norman cardinal numbers
 <  69 70 71  > 
    Cardinal : septante

Etymology[edit]

From Old French setante, from Latin septuāgintā.

Numeral[edit]

septante

  1. (Jersey) seventy

Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French setante, from Latin septuaginta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

septante

  1. seventy

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