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German cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : neun
    Ordinal : neunte

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German niun, from Proto-Germanic *newun, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥. Cognate with Dutch negen, English nine, West Frisian njoggen, Danish ni, Gothic 𐌽𐌹𐌿𐌽 (niun).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nɔʏ̯n/
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NumeralEdit

neun

  1. nine (numerical value represented by the Arabic numeral 9; or describing a set with nine elements)
    • Martin Luther, trans., Bible, Gospel of Luke 17:17,
      „Wo sind aber die neune?“
      “Where are the other nine?”

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Further readingEdit

  • neun in Duden online