English edit

English numbers (edit)
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    Cardinal: sixteen
    Ordinal: sixteenth
    Adverbial: sixteen times
    Multiplier: sixteenfold
    Collective: sixteensome

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˌsɪksˈtiːnθ/
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  • Rhymes: -iːnθ
  • Hyphenation: six‧teenth

Adjective edit


  1. The ordinal form of the number sixteen.

Usage notes edit

English ordinal numbers may function as either an adjective or as a noun, and almost never appear in the plural.

Abbreviations edit

  • 16th, 16th; (in names of monarchs and popes) XVI

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Noun edit

sixteenth (plural sixteenths)

  1. One of sixteen equal parts of a whole.
    A sixteenth of 320 is 20.

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