German Edit

German numbers (edit)
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    Cardinal: fünfzig
    Ordinal: fünfzigste
    Sequence adverb: fünfzigstens
    Ordinal abbreviation: 50.
    Adverbial: fünfzigmal
    Adverbial abbreviation: 50-mal
    Multiplier: fünfzigfach
    Multiplier abbreviation: 50-fach
    Fractional: Fünfzigstel
    Polygon: Fünfzigeck
    Polygon abbreviation: 50-Eck
    Polygonal adjective: fünfzigeckig
    Polygonal adjective abbreviation: 50-eckig

Alternative forms Edit

Colloquial forms are

  • fuffzig in northern and central Germany;
  • fuchzig in southern Germany and Austria.

These 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): /ˈfʏnftsɪç/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈfʏnftsɪk/ (common form in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: fünf‧zig

Numeral Edit


  1. (cardinal number) fifty

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