EnglishEdit

English numbers (edit)
500
 ←  49 50 51  → 
5
    Cardinal: fifty
    Ordinal: fiftieth
    Adverbial: fifty times
    Multiplier: fiftyfold

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EtymologyEdit

PIE word
*pénkʷe

From Middle English fifty, from Old English fīftiġ, from Proto-Germanic *fimf tigiwiz (five tens).

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: fĭf'tē, IPA(key): /ˈfɪfti/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪfti

NumeralEdit

fifty

  1. The cardinal number occurring after forty-nine and before fifty-one.

SynonymsEdit

  • 50 (Arabic numeral); L (Roman numeral); fivety (proscribed)

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NounEdit

fifty (plural fifties)

  1. (countable) A banknote or coin with a denomination of 50.
    Do you want small bills or are fifties OK?
  2. (cricket) A batsman's score of at least 50 runs and less than 100 runs.

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Middle EnglishEdit

Middle English numbers (edit)
50
5
    Cardinal: fifty

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EtymologyEdit

From Old English fīftiġ, from Proto-Germanic *fimf tigiwiz; equivalent to five +‎ -ty.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfiftiː/, (rare) /ˈfiːftiː/

NumeralEdit

fifty

  1. fifty

DescendantsEdit

  • English: fifty
  • Scots: fifty, fyfty

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