English Edit

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    Cardinal: eleven
    Ordinal: eleventh
    Latinate ordinal: undecimary
    Adverbial: eleven times
    Multiplier: elevenfold
    Latinate multiplier: undecuple
    Collective: elevensome
    Greek or Latinate collective: hendecad
    Greek collective prefix: hendeca-
    Latinate collective prefix: undeca-
    Fractional: eleventh
    Greek prefix: endecato-
    Number of musicians: undecet

Etymology Edit

From Middle English elleventhe, from elleven +‎ -the, equivalent to eleven +‎ -th. This re-formation replaced inherited forms such as endleft, ellefthe, from Old English endlefta, from Proto-Germanic *ainaliftô.

Pronunciation Edit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪˈlɛv.ənθ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /iˈlɛv.ənθ/, /əˈlɛv.ənθ/
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  • Hyphenation: e‧lev‧enth

Adjective Edit


  1. The ordinal form of the number eleven.

Synonyms Edit

  • 11th, 11th, XIth; (in names of monarchs and popes) XI

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Noun Edit

eleventh (plural elevenths)

  1. The person or thing in the eleventh position.
  2. One of eleven equal parts of a whole.
  3. (music) The note eleven scale degrees from the root of a chord.

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