See also: Milliard and milliárd

English

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English numbers (edit)
 ←  1,000,000 (106) [a], [b] ←  100,000,000 (108) 1,000,000,000 (109) 1012  → [a], [b] 1015  → [a], [b]
    Cardinal: billion, milliard, thousand million
    Ordinal: billionth, milliardth, thousand-millionth
    Multiplier: billionfold, milliardfold, thousand-millionfold
    Metric collective prefix: giga-
    Metric fractional prefix: nano-
    Number of years: giga-annum, gigayear

Etymology

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From French milliard.

Pronunciation

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  • Audio (UK):(file)
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɪlɪɑːd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɪliɑɹd/

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milliard (plural milliards)

  1. (now rare) 109, a thousand (times a) million. (Now generally replaced by the short scale billion.) [from 18th c.]
    • 1977, Alistair Horne, A Savage War of Peace, New York: Review Books, published 2006, page 155:
      For the coming year France would contribute 80 milliard francs ($200 million) to the Algerian budget [...].

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Crimean Tatar

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Etymology

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French milliard.

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milliard

  1. A milliard (a short scale billion).

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  • Mirjejev, V. A., Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Danish

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Etymology

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From French milliard.

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  • IPA(key): [miliˈɑˀd̥], [milˈjɑˀd̥]

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milliard

  1. 109

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French

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French numbers (edit)
 ←  1,000,000 (106) [a], [b] ←  2,000,000 (2 x 106) 1,000,000,000 (109) 1012  → [a], [b], [c] 1015  → [a], [b], [c]
    Cardinal (traditional spelling): un milliard
    Cardinal (post-1990 spelling): un-milliard
    Ordinal: milliardième

Etymology

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From million, by changing the suffix to -ard.

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milliard m (plural milliards)

  1. billion (109)

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Norwegian Bokmål

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milliard m (definite singular milliarden, indefinite plural milliarder, definite plural milliardene)

  1. milliard (a short scale billion).
  2. a billion (1000 million)

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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milliard m (definite singular milliarden, indefinite plural milliardar, definite plural milliardane)

  1. milliard (a short scale billion).
  2. a billion (1000 million)

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Romansch

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milliard

  1. (Puter, Vallader) milliard (a short scale billion).

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milliard m (plural milliards)

  1. (Puter, Vallader) milliard (a short scale billion).

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Tatar

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Borrowed from Russian миллиа́рд (milliárd).

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milliard (Cyrillic spelling миллиард)

  1. A milliard (a short scale billion).

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Uzbek

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Uzbek numbers (edit)
 ←  1,000  ←  1,000,000 (106) 1,000,000,000 (109)
    Cardinal: milliard
    Ordinal: milliardinchi

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milliard

  1. milliard

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