naw deg naw

WelshEdit

Welsh cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : naw deg naw
    Ordinal : pedwerydd ar bymtheg a phedwar ugain
    Vigesimal : pedwar ar bymtheg a phedwar ugain

EtymologyEdit

From naw (nine) +‎ deg (ten) +‎ naw (nine).

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

naw deg naw

  1. (decimal) ninety-nine
    Synonyms: pedair ar bymtheg a phedwar ugain, pedwar ar bymtheg a phedwar ugain

Usage notesEdit

The decimal naw deg naw can be used with nouns of any gender whereas the synonymous vigesimal pedwar ar bymtheg a phedwar ugain and pedair ar bymtheg a phedwar ugain are used solely with masculine and feminine nouns respectively.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
naw deg naw unchanged unchanged unchanged