German

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German numbers (edit)
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    Cardinal: vierzehn
    Ordinal: vierzehnte
    Sequence adverb: vierzehntens
    Ordinal abbreviation: 14.
    Adverbial: vierzehnmal
    Adverbial abbreviation: 14-mal
    Multiplier: vierzehnfach
    Multiplier abbreviation: 14-fach
    Fractional: Vierzehntel
    Polygon: Vierzehneck
    Polygon abbreviation: 14-Eck
    Polygonal adjective: vierzehneckig
    Polygonal adjective abbreviation: 14-eckig

Etymology

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From Old High German fiorzehan, from Proto-Germanic *fedurtehun. Compare Dutch veertien, West Frisian fjirtjin, English fourteen, Danish fjorten, Gothic 𐍆𐌹𐌳𐍅𐍉𐍂𐍄𐌰𐌹𐌷𐌿𐌽 (fidwōrtaihun).

Pronunciation

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  • (Stage German) IPA(key): /ˈfɪʁt͡seːn/
  • (Northern Germany, colloquial) IPA(key): /ˈfɪət͡sn̩/
  • (before Stage German and now regionally and by hypercorrection) IPA(key): /ˈfiːɐ̯t͡seːn/
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Numeral

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vierzehn

  1. (cardinal number) fourteen

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