See also: vîngt

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

vingt

  1. second-person (gij) singular past indicative of vangen

FrenchEdit

French cardinal numbers
 <  19 20 21  > 
    Cardinal : vingt
    Ordinal : vingtième
French Wikipedia article on vingt

EtymologyEdit

From Old French vint, from Latin vīgintī, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁wih₁ḱm̥ti < *dwi(h₁)dḱm̥ti.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

vingt

  1. twenty

NounEdit

vingt m (plural vingt)

  1. twenty

Usage notesEdit

The final (t) is pronounced:
  • in liaison: vingt enfants (twenty children) /vɛ̃.t‿ɑ̃.fɑ̃/
  • in the numbers 21 to 29: vingt-deux (twenty-two) /vɛ̃t.dø/
  • in all contexts, regularly in French-speaking Switzerland, Belgium and in the eastern part of France near the borders of those countries.

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Haitian Creole: ven
  • Mauritian Creole: vin
  • Garifuna: wein

Further readingEdit


NormanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French vint, from Latin vīgintī, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁wih₁ḱm̥ti < *dwi(h₁)dḱm̥ti.

NumeralEdit

vingt

  1. (Guernsey) twenty