twelve

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English[уреди]

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

Alternative forms[уреди]

  • Arabic numerals: 12
  • Roman numerals: XII
  • twelue (obsolete)

Etymology[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески twelve, from Стари Енглески twelf (twelve), from Пра-Германски *twalif, an old compound of *twa- (two) and *-lif (left over) (i.e., two left over after having already counted to ten), from Пра-Индо-Европски *leykʷ- (leave, remain). Cognate with Saterland Frisian tweelf, tweelif, tweelich (twelve), Западни Фризијски tolve (twelve), Холандски twaalf (twelve), German Low German twalf, twalv (twelve), Немачки zwölf (twelve), Дански, Шведски and Норвешки tolv (twelve), Исландски tólf (twelve).

Pronunciation[уреди]

  • (UK, US) МФА(кључ): /twɛlv/, [tʰw̥ɛlv]
  • (file)
  • Риме: -ɛlv

Numeral[уреди]

twelve

  1. The cardinal number occurring after eleven and before thirteen, represented in Arabic numerals as 12 and in Roman numerals as XII.
    There are twelve months in a year.
  2. (slang) Law enforcement; the police

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Noun[уреди]

twelve (plural twelves)

  1. A group of twelve items.
    Fractions would be a little easier if we counted by twelves.
  2. A twelve-bore gun.
    • 1982, Lawrence Durrell, Constance, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), page 880:
      In this way Von Esslin ‘inherited’ two fine hammerless twelves which he used once or twice for duck on the Camargue.
  3. (закон, colloquial) A jury (normally composed of twelve persons).
  4. (slang) police; law enforcement, especially a narcotics officer

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Етимологија[уреди]

From Стари Енглески twelf, in turn from Пра-Германски *twalif.

Pronunciation[уреди]

Numeral[уреди]

cardinal number
12 Претходни: elleven
Следећи: thrittene

twelve

  1. twelve

Descendants[уреди]

  • Енглески: twelve
  • Шкотски: twal, twol (obsolete twelf, twalf, tuelf)