viginti

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viginti

  1. twenty

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Latin[edit]

Latin cardinal numbers
 <  XIX XX XXI
    Cardinal : vīgintī
    Ordinal : vīcēsimus
Latin Wikipedia article on vīgintī

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  • Symbol: XX

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁wih₁ḱm̥ti, from *dwi(h₁)dḱm̥ti(h₁) (two tens, two decades), *dwi(h₁)dḱm̥ti. Cognates include Sanskrit विंशति (viṃśati), Ancient Greek εἴκοσι (eikosi), Old Irish fiche, Welsh ugain, Breton ugent, and Tocharian A wiki.

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vīgintī (indeclinable)

  1. (cardinal) twenty; 20
    Habet annos viginti.
    He is twenty years old.
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Actus Apostolorum 27:28
      qui submittentes invenerunt passus viginti et pusillum inde separati invenerunt passus quindecim
      "And sounded, and found it twenty fathoms: and when they had gone a little further, they sounded again, and found it fifteen fathoms."

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