undesexaginta

LatinEdit

Latin cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ūndēsexāgintā

Alternative formsEdit

  • Symbol: LIX

EtymologyEdit

Literally "one from sixty"; ūnus (one) + (from) + sexāgintā (sixty)

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

ūndēsexāgintā (indeclinable)

  1. (cardinal) fifty-nine; 59

Usage notesEdit

Although ūndēsexāgintā is the usual expression for 59, it is also possible to say quīnquāgintā novem (fifty-nine) or novem et quīnquāgintā (nine and fifty).

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Last modified on 29 August 2013, at 11:55