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Latin cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ūndēoctōgintā

Alternative formsEdit

  • Symbol: LXXIX

EtymologyEdit

Literally "one from eighty"; ūnus (one) + (from) + octōgintā (eighty)

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /uːn.deː.ok.toːˈɡin.taː/, [uːn.deː.ɔk.toːˈɡɪn.taː]

NumeralEdit

ūndēoctōgintā (indeclinable)

  1. (cardinal) seventy-nine; 79

Usage notesEdit

Although ūndēoctōgintā is the usual expression for 79, it is also possible to say septuāgintā novem (seventy-nine) or novem et septuāgintā (nine and seventy).

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ReferencesEdit

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