seventeen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English seventene, from Old English seofontīene, from Proto-Germanic *sebuntehun. Compare Dutch zeventien, West Frisian santjin, German siebzehn, Danish sytten.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Arabic numerals: 17. Roman numerals: XVII

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

seventeen

  1. The cardinal number occurring after sixteen and before eighteen, represented in Roman numerals as XVII and in Arabic numerals as 17.

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