German Edit

German numbers (edit)
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    Cardinal: fünfzehn
    Ordinal: fünfzehnte
    Sequence adverb: fünfzehntens
    Ordinal abbreviation: 15.
    Adverbial: fünfzehnmal
    Adverbial abbreviation: 15-mal
    Multiplier: fünfzehnfach
    Multiplier abbreviation: 15-fach
    Fractional: Fünfzehntel
    Polygon: Fünfzehneck
    Polygon abbreviation: 15-Eck
    Polygonal adjective: fünfzehneckig
    Polygonal adjective abbreviation: 15-eckig

Alternative forms Edit

Colloquial forms are

  • fuffzehn [ˈfʊft͡seːn] in northern and central Germany;
  • fuchzehn [ˈfʊxt͡seːn] in southern Germany and Austria.

These forms are frequent in pronunciation, but rare in writing, the more so as numerals above 12 are usually not written out in German texts.

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfʏnft͡seːn/
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Numeral Edit


  1. (cardinal number) fifteen

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