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English cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : seventy
    Ordinal : seventieth

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English seventy, sevynty, from Old English seofontiġ (also as hundseofontiġ, unseofontiġ (seventy)), from Proto-Germanic *sebuntēhundą (seventy), equivalent to seven +‎ -ty. Cognate with Scots sevinty (seventy), Saterland Frisian soogentich (seventy), West Frisian santich (seventy), Dutch zeventig (seventy), German Low German söventig (seventy), German siebzig (seventy), Swedish sjuttio (seventy), Norwegian sytti (seventy), Icelandic sjötíu (seventy).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsɛv.ən.ti/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsɛv.ən.di/, /ˈsɛv.ən.ti/
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NumeralEdit

seventy

  1. The cardinal number occurring after sixty-nine and before seventy-one, represented in Roman numerals as LXX and in Arabic numerals as 70.

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