twelfth

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English[уреди]

Енглески бројеви (унос)
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    Кардинал: twelve
    Редни: twelfth
    Multiplier: twelvefold

Alternative forms[уреди]

  • twelfe (obsolete, but the corresponding pronunciation /twɛlf/ is still widespread today)
  • twelveth (archaic)

Etymology[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески twelfthe, twelfte

, from Стари Енглески twelfta (twelfth), from Пра-Германски *twaliftô (twelfth), equivalent to Африканс. Cognate with Шкотски twelft (twelfth), Saterland Frisian tweelfte (twelfth), Западни Фризијски tolfde (twelfth), Холандски twaalfde (twelfth), German Low German twalfde, twalvde (twelfth)

, Немачки zwölfte (twelfth), Дански tolvte (twelfth),

Шведски tolfte (twelfth), Исландски tólfta (twelfth).

Pronunciation[уреди]

Adjective[уреди]

twelfth (not comparable)

  1. The ordinal form of the number twelve, describing a person or thing in position number 12 of a sequence.
    The answer appears on the twelfth page of the book.
    She finished twelfth in the race.

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Noun[уреди]

twelfth (plural twelfths)

  1. One of twelve equal parts of a whole.
    A twelfth of 240 is 20.
    Five twelfths of the population voted in support of the proposal.
  2. (music) An interval equal to an octave plus a fifth

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