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English numbers (edit)
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    Cardinal: eleven
    Ordinal: eleventh
    Multiplier: elevenfold
 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English elleven, enleven, eleven, from Old English endleofan; from Proto-Germanic *ainalif (one left), a compound of *ainaz and *-lif, from Proto-Indo-European *leyp- (leave, remain). Compare West Frisian alve, Low German ölven, Dutch elf, German elf, Icelandic ellefu, Danish and Norwegian elleve.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪˈlɛv.ən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪˈlɛv.ən/, /iˈlɛv.ən/, /əˈlɛv.ən/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛvən

NumeralEdit

eleven

  1. The cardinal number occurring after ten and before twelve. Represented as 11 in Arabic digits.

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NounEdit

eleven (plural elevens)

  1. (cricket) A cricket team of eleven players. Hence first eleven - the team of best cricket players (at a school), second eleven - the "B" team, etc.
  2. (soccer) A football team of eleven players.
  3. (Internet, slang, sarcastic) Used instead of ! to amplify an exclamation, imitating n00bs who forget to press the shift key while typing exclamation points.
    A: SUM1 Hl3p ME im alwyz L0ziN!!?!
    B: y d0nt u just g0 away l0zer!!1!!one!!one!!eleven!!1!
  4. (countable, US, slang) A number off the charts of a hypothetical scale of one to ten.
    1. An exceptional specimen, (particularly) a physically attractive person.
    2. A very high level of intensity.

SynonymsEdit

  • (sarcastic substitution for !): one, 1

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CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

eleven

  1. third-person plural present indicative form of elevar

DanishEdit

NounEdit

eleven c

  1. definite singular of elev

HungarianEdit

Middle EnglishEdit

NumeralEdit

eleven

  1. Alternative form of elleven

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

eleven m

  1. definite singular of elev

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

eleven m

  1. definite singular of elev

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

eleven

  1. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of elevar.
  2. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural (ustedes) imperative form of elevar.
  3. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural present subjunctive form of elevar.

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

eleven

  1. definite singular of elev

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English eleven.

NumeralEdit

eleven

  1. eleven

Usage notesEdit

Used when counting; see also wanpela ten wan.