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German cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : zwölf
    Ordinal : zwölfte

Alternative formsEdit

  • zwölfe (now colloquial, regional, or nonstandard; chiefly when used without a following noun)
  • zwölwe (rare nonstandard spelling of the above)

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German zwelif from an original *twelif, from Proto-Germanic *twalif. Compare Dutch twaalf, English twelve, Norwegian and Danish tolv.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tsvœlf/, [t͡sʋœlf]
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NumeralEdit

zwölf

  1. twelve

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