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.

Synonyms[уреди]

  • (ordinal form of twelve): 12th, 12th; XII (in names of monarchs and popes); dozenth

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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

Synonyms[уреди]

  • (one of twelve equal parts): dozenth

Translations[уреди]

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