двенадцать

RussianEdit

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    Cardinal: двена́дцать (dvenádcatʹ)
    Ordinal: двена́дцатый (dvenádcatyj)
    Ordinal abbreviation: 12-ый (12-yj)

EtymologyEdit

Compounded from две (dve) +‎ на (na) +‎ дцать (dcatʹ), literally two on ten. The feminine две is used here because the final syllable дцать, an old short form of де́сять (désjatʹ), is a feminine substantive.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [dvʲɪˈnat͡s(ː)ɨtʲ]
  • (file)

NumeralEdit

двена́дцать (dvenádcatʹ)

  1. twelve (12)
    Synonyms: (archaic) двана́десять (dvanádesjatʹ); дю́жина (djúžina)

Usage notesEdit

двенадцать (dvenadcatʹ) in the nominative case and accusative case governs the genitive plural of the noun. In other cases, it governs the corresponding plural case of the noun.

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