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]

Old Norse numbers (edit)
[a], [b] ←  15 16 17  → [a], [b]
    Cardinal: sextán
    Ordinal: sextándi

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sehstehun. Compare Old Saxon sehstein, Old Frisian sextīne, Old English sixtīene, Old High German sehszehan.

Numeral[edit]

sextán

  1. (cardinal number) sixteen

Descendants[edit]

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

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