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Central FranconianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ziehn (southern Moselle Franconian)

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German zehan. The vocalic development is comparable to that in sehn (to see), i.e. Old High German -eha- was contracted and merged with -ia- (see the same in Dutch tien, zien).

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

zehn

  1. (Ripuarian, northern Moselle Franconian) ten

GermanEdit

German cardinal numbers
 <  9 10 11  > 
    Cardinal : zehn
    Ordinal : zehnte

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German zehan, from Proto-Germanic *tehun (ten), from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t (ten). Compare Dutch tien, English ten, Gothic 𐍄𐌰𐌹𐌷𐌿𐌽 (taihun).

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

zehn

  1. (cardinal) ten

Coordinate termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • zehn in Duden online