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    Cardinal: шестьдеся́т (šestʹdesját)
    Ordinal: шестидеся́тый (šestidesjátyj)
    Ordinal abbreviation: 60-ый (60-yj)

Etymology edit

Compounded from шесть (šestʹ) +‎ де́сять (désjatʹ), literally six tens. Де́сят was the Old East Slavic genitive plural, which is required by numbers пять (pjatʹ, 5) and up.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ʂɨzʲdʲɪˈsʲat]
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  • (colloquial or fast speech) IPA(key): [ʂɨ(j)ɪˈsʲat] (phonetic respelling: шееся́т)

Numeral edit

шестьдеся́т (šestʹdesját)

  1. sixty (60)

Usage notes edit

шестьдесят (šestʹdesjat) 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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