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viginti

  1. twenty

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Latin cardinal numbers
 <  XIX XX XXI  > 
    Cardinal : vīgintī
    Ordinal : vīcēsimus
    Adverbial : vīciēns
    Distributive : vīcēnī, vīgēnī
Latin Wikipedia article on vīgintī

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  • Symbol: XX

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁wih₁ḱm̥ti, from *dwi(h₁)dḱm̥ti(h₁) ‎(two tens, two decades), *dwi(h₁)dḱm̥ti. Cognates include Sanskrit विंशति ‎(viṃśati), Ancient Greek εἴκοσι ‎(eíkosi), Old Irish fiche, Welsh ugain, Breton ugent, and Tocharian A wiki.

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vīgintī ‎(indeclinable)

  1. (cardinal) twenty; 20
    Habet annos viginti.
    He is twenty years old.
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Actus Apostolorum 27:28
      qui submittentes invenerunt passus viginti et pusillum inde separati invenerunt passus quindecim
      "And sounded, and found it twenty fathoms: and when they had gone a little further, they sounded again, and found it fifteen fathoms."

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ReferencesEdit

  • viginti in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • viginti in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • viginti in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • it is more than twenty years ago: amplius sunt (quam) viginti anni or viginti annis
    • twenty years and more: viginti anni et amplius, aut plus
    • twenty years ago: abhinc (ante) viginti annos or viginti his annis
    • to be not yet twenty: minorem esse viginti annis
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