шестьдесят

RussianEdit

Russian cardinal numbers
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    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): /ʂɨzʲdʲɪ'sʲæt/, (colloquial) IPA(key): /ʂɨ(:)'sʲæt/
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Cardinal numeralEdit

шестьдесят (šest’desját)

  1. sixty (60)
Usage note: шестьдесят in the nominative case governs the genitive plural of the noun.
  • шестьдесят книгsixty books
  • книг шестьдесят — approximately sixty books

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • шестидесятилетний

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 02:39