tyve

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tuttugu, from Proto-Germanic *twai tigiwiz.

Numeral[edit]

tyve

  1. (cardinal) twenty

Noun[edit]

tyve c

  1. plural indefinite of tyv

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

As Danish tyve, above.

Numeral[edit]

tyve

  1. (cardinal) twenty

Usage notes[edit]

Tjue is the more common modern form of 20 in most Norwegian dialects, but formal use around the capital Oslo continues to employ tyve, which is also used in Danish.

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