miliardo

EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [miliˈardo]
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  • Rhymes: -ardo
  • Hyphenation: mi‧li‧ar‧do

NounEdit

miliardo (accusative singular miliardon, plural miliardoj, accusative plural miliardojn)

  1. billion (109)

Usage notesEdit

  • Not as common as the expression mil milionoj. In Esperanto, numbers of a million and larger are treated as nouns and are declined as such, using the preposition da when modifying another noun, e.g. mil milionoj da dolaroj.

Derived termsEdit


ItalianEdit

Italian numbers (edit)
10,000,000,000 (1010)[a], [b]
[a], [b] ←  1,000,000 (106) [a], [b] ←  100,000,000 (108) 1,000,000,000 (109) 2,000,000,000 (2 x 109)  → [a], [b] 10,000,000,000 (1010)  → [a], [b]
    Cardinal: un miliardo, unmiliardo
    Ordinal: miliardesimo
Italian Wikipedia article on 1,000,000,000 (109)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French milliard, from a change in suffix of million.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /miˈljar.do/
  • Rhymes: -ardo
  • Hyphenation: mi‧liàr‧do

NumeralEdit

miliardo m (plural miliardi)

  1. billion (109)

Usage notesEdit

  • One billion is normally written un miliardo or unmiliardo.
  • Multiples are often written as two words, e.g. due miliardi (two billion).

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • miliardo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Further readingEdit