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English cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : forty
    Ordinal : fortieth

EtymologyEdit

Middle English, from Old English fēowertiġ, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr tigiwiz (forty).

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forty

  1. (cardinal) The cardinal number occurring after thirty-nine and before forty-one.

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  • In modern usage, the spelling fourty is nonstandard.

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forty (plural forties)

  1. (slang) A 40 ounce bottle of beer.

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