zehn

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Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ziehn (southern Moselle Franconian)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German zehan, from Proto-Germanic *tehun (ten), from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥ (ten). The vocalic development is comparable to that in sehn (to see), i.e. Old High German -eha- was contracted and merged with -ia- (see the same in Dutch tien, zien).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

zehn

  1. (Ripuarian, northern Moselle Franconian) ten

German[edit]

German cardinal numbers
 <  9 10 11  > 
    Cardinal : zehn
    Ordinal : zehnte

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German zehan, from Proto-Germanic *tehun (ten), from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥ (ten). Compare Dutch tien, English ten, Gothic 𐍄𐌰𐌹𐌷𐌿𐌽 (taihun).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tseːn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːn

Numeral[edit]

zehn

  1. ten (numerical value represented in Arabic numerals as 10)

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Further reading[edit]

  • zehn in Duden online

Hunsrik[edit]

Hunsrik cardinal numbers
 <  9 10 11  > 
    Cardinal : zehn
    Ordinal : zehnt

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

zehn

  1. ten
    Mein Dochter is zehn Joher alt.
    My daughter is ten years old.

Further reading[edit]