Last modified on 15 December 2014, at 14:24

шестьдесят

RussianEdit

Russian cardinal numbers
59 60 61
    Cardinal : шестьдесят (šestʹdesjat)
    Ordinal : шестидесятый (šestidesjatyj)

EtymologyEdit

Compounded from шесть + десять, or six tens. Десят was the Old East Slavic genitive plural, which is required by numbers пять and up.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʂɨzʲdʲɪˈsʲæt]
  • IPA(key): [ʂɨ(j)ɪˈsʲæt] (phonetic respelling: шееся́т) (colloquial or fast speech)
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Cardinal numeralEdit

шестьдеся́т (šestʹdesját)

  1. sixty (60)

Usage notesEdit

шестьдесят in the nominative case governs the genitive plural of the noun.

  • шестьдесят книгsixty books
  • книг шестьдесят — approximately sixty books

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