sextán

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Icelandic[edit]

Icelandic cardinal numbers
 <  15 16 17  > 
    Cardinal : sextán
    Ordinal : sextándi

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sextán, from Proto-Germanic *sehstehun.

Numeral[edit]

sextán

  1. sixteen; the cardinal number after fimmtán and before sautján.

Related terms[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

cardinal numbers
16 Previous: fimmtán
fimtán
Next: sjaután
sjautján

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sehstehun. Compare Old Saxon sehstein, Old Frisian sextīne, Old English siextīene, Old High German sehszehan, Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌹𐌷𐍃𐍄𐌰𐌹𐌷𐌿𐌽 (saihstaihun).

Numeral[edit]

sextán (ordinal sextándi)

  1. sixteen

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: sextán
  • Faroese: sekstan
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: seksten
  • Norwegian Bokmål: seksten
  • Swedish: sekston
  • Danish: seksten

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