EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

nigon (plural nigons)

  1. (obsolete) Niggard, miser. [14th-17th c.]

AnagramsEdit


Old EnglishEdit

Old English numbers (edit)
90
 ←  8 9 10  → 
    Cardinal: nigon
    Ordinal: nigoþa
    Multiplier: nigonfeald

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *nigun, an unexplained variant of *neun, from Proto-Germanic *newun, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈni.ɡon/, [ˈni.ɣon], /ˈni.jon/

NumeralEdit

nigon or niġon

  1. nine
    Nigon sīðum nigon bēoþ ān and hundeahtatiġ.
    Nine times nine is eighty-one.

DescendantsEdit


WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈnɪɡɔn/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈniːɡɔn/, /ˈnɪɡɔn/

AdverbEdit

nigon

  1. Nasal mutation of digon (enough).

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
digon ddigon nigon unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.