twaalf

AfrikaansEdit

Afrikaans cardinal numbers
 <  11 12 13  > 
    Cardinal : twaalf
    Ordinal : twaalfde

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch twaalf, from Middle Dutch twelef, tweelf, also twalef, twaelf, from Old Dutch *twelif, *twalif, from Proto-Germanic *twalif.

NumeralEdit

twaalf

  1. (cardinal) twelve

DutchEdit

Dutch cardinal numbers
 <  11 12 13  > 
    Cardinal : twaalf
    Ordinal : twaalfde

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch twelef, tweelf, also twalef, twaelf, from Old Dutch *twelif, *twalif, from Proto-Germanic *twalif. Compare German zwölf, West Frisian tolve, English twelve, Danish tolf, Norwegian tolv.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

twaalf

  1. (cardinal) twelve

DescendantsEdit


Dutch Low SaxonEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • twolf, twolven

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately cognate to German zwölf, English twelve.

NumeralEdit

twaalf

  1. twelve (12)

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 20:51