FrenchEdit

French numbers (edit)
20
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    Cardinal: deux
    Ordinal: deuxième, second
    Ordinal abbreviation: 2e, 2d, (nonstandard) 2ème
    Multiplier: double
    Fractional: demi, moitié
French Wikipedia article on 2

Alternative formsEdit

  • II (abbreviation)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French deux, from Old French deus, from Latin duōs, masculine accusative plural of duo, from Proto-Italic *duō, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dø/, (in liaison) /dœ.z‿/
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  • Rhymes:

NumeralEdit

deux (invariable)

  1. two

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Playing cards in French · cartes à jouer (layout · text)
             
as deux trois quatre cinq six sept
             
huit neuf dix valet dame roi joker

Further readingEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French deus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (in isolation) /døs/, (before a vowel) /døz/, (before a consonant) /dø/

NumeralEdit

deux (invariable)

  1. two

DescendantsEdit

  • French: deux

NormanEdit

Norman cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : deux

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French deus, from Latin duōs, masculine accusative of duo.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NumeralEdit

deux

  1. (Jersey) two

Derived termsEdit