seventy

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English[edit]

English numbers (edit)
700
 ←  69 70 71  → 
7
    Cardinal: seventy
    Ordinal: seventieth
    Multiplier: seventyfold

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English seventy, sevynty, from Old English hundseofontiġ, from Proto-Germanic *sebuntēhundą (seventy), equivalent to seven +‎ -ty. Cognate with Scots sevinty (seventy), Saterland Frisian soogentich (seventy), West Frisian santich (seventy), Dutch zeventig (seventy), German Low German söventig (seventy), German siebzig (seventy), Swedish sjuttio (seventy), Norwegian sytti (seventy), Icelandic sjötíu (seventy).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsɛv.ən.ti/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsɛv.ən.di/, /ˈsɛv.ən.ti/. Casually also /ˈseb.mpti/.
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Numeral[edit]

seventy

  1. The cardinal number occurring after sixty-nine and before seventy-one, represented in Roman numerals as LXX and in Arabic numerals as 70.

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