Irish edit

Irish cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : caoga
    Ordinal : caogadú

Etymology edit

From Old Irish coíca.

Pronunciation edit

Numeral edit


  1. fifty

Usage notes edit

  • Always used with nouns in the singular; triggers no mutation:
  • caoga carrfifty cars
  • caoga beanfifty women
  • caoga bliainfifty years

Derived terms edit

Noun edit

caoga m (genitive singular caogad, nominative plural caogaidí)

  1. fifty, a group of fifty

Declension edit

  • Plural used after numerals: caogaid

Synonyms edit

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
caoga chaoga gcaoga
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit