octodecim

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • Symbol: XVIII

EtymologyEdit

From octō (eight) + decem (ten).

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

octōdecim (indeclinable)

  1. (cardinal, rare) eighteen; 18

Usage notesEdit

This form is rare, and is found primarily in bookish post-Classical Latin. The usual word for eighteen in Classical Latin is duodēvīgintī.

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Last modified on 3 September 2013, at 13:29