siebzehn

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German numbers (edit)
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    Cardinal: siebzehn
    Ordinal: siebzehnte
    Sequence adverb: siebzehntens
    Ordinal abbreviation: 17.
    Adverbial: siebzehnmal
    Adverbial abbreviation: 17-mal
    Multiplier: siebzehnfach
    Multiplier abbreviation: 17-fach
    Fractional: Siebzehntel
    Polygon: Siebzehneck
    Polygon abbreviation: 17-Eck
    Polygonal adjective: siebzehneckig
    Polygonal adjective abbreviation: 17-eckig
German Wikipedia article on 17

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German sibunzehan, from Proto-Germanic *sebuntehun. Compare Dutch zeventien, West Frisian santjin, English seventeen, Danish sytten.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈziːp.tseːn/, /ˈzɪp-/, /-tsɛn/, /-tsən/
  • The short-vowel variants are de-facto standard and only minimally informal. The form in reduced /ən/ is mainly heard in eastern Germany.
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Numeral[edit]

siebzehn

  1. (cardinal number) seventeen

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