viisteist

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Estonian[edit]

Estonian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : viisteist
    Ordinal : viieteistkümnes

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *viici toicta kümmentä. Equivalent to viis (five) +‎ teist (of second). Shortened from viisteistkümmend ("five of the second decade"), which is still evident in declension. Cognate with Finnish viisitoista.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈviːsˌtei̯st/
  • Hyphenation: viis‧teist
  • Rhymes: -eist

Numeral[edit]

viisteist

  1. fifteen

Usage notes[edit]

There is also a shortened genitive singular, viieteist and another alternative partitive singular viitteistkümmend.

Declension[edit]