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Latin cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ūndēnōnāgintā

Alternative formsEdit

  • Symbol: LXXXIX

EtymologyEdit

Literally "one from ninety"; ūnus (one) + (from) + nōnāgintā (ninety)

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /uːn.deː.noː.naːˈɡin.taː/, [uːn.deː.noː.naːˈɡɪn.taː]

NumeralEdit

ūndēnōnāgintā (indeclinable)

  1. (cardinal) eighty-nine; 89

Usage notesEdit

Although ūndēnōnāgintā is the usual expression for 89, it is also possible to say octōgintā novem (eighty-nine) or novem et octōgintā (nine and eighty).

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ReferencesEdit

  • undenonaginta in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • undenonaginta in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • undenonaginta in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette