TWELVE

yunquë ("q"), archaic (pre-historic?) form yuncë (VT48:7, 8). Also (or in another conceptual phase, or in duodecimal counting?) \#rasta (only the stem RÁSAT is given in the Etymologies, but cf. yurasta "24", i.e. 2 x 12, in PE14:17). For the syntax of numerals, see THREE. TWELVE HOURS ("day" when not meaning 24 hours) arya (day). (The word arya is however assigned other meanings in later sources, and aurë is given as the word for “day” meaning daylight period.) Fraction ONE TWELFTH yunquesta –VT47:41, VT48:6, PE14:82, RÁSAT, AR1, VT48:11

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  • Twelve — Twelve, n. 1. The number next following eleven; the sum of ten and two, or of twice six; twelve units or objects; a dozen. [1913 Webster] 2. A symbol representing twelve units, as 12, or xii. [1913 Webster] {The Twelve} (Script.), the twelve… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • twelve — [twelv] adj. [ME twelfe < OE twelf, akin to Ger zwölf, Goth twalif < PGmc * twa lif < IE bases * dwōu (> TWO) & * likw < base * leikw , to leave behind > LOAN: orig. sense, two left (beyond ten): cf. ELEVEN] totaling two more… …   English World dictionary

  • Twelve — Twelve, a. [OE. twelve, twelf, AS. twelf; akin to OFries. twelf, twelef, twilif, OS. twelif, D. twaalf, G. zw[ o]lf, OHG. zwelif, Icel. t[=o]lf, Sw. tolf, Dan. tolv, Goth. twalif, from the root of E. two + the same element as in the second part… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • twelve — [twelv] number [: Old English; Origin: twelf] the number 12 ▪ He received a twelve month jail sentence. ▪ Come at twelve (=12 o clock) . ▪ Their son Dylan is twelve (=12 years old) . >twelfth adj pron ▪ her twelfth birthday ▪ in the twelfth… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • twelve — twelve; twelve·mo; twelve·pen·ny; twelve·fold; …   English syllables

  • twelve — [ twelv ] number the number 12 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • twelve — O.E. twelf, lit. two left (over ten), from P.Gmc. *twa lif , a compound of the root of TWO (Cf. two) + *lif , root of the verb leave (see ELEVEN (Cf. eleven)). Cf. O.S. twelif, O.N. tolf, O.Fris. twelef, M.Du. twalef …   Etymology dictionary

  • twelve — ► CARDINAL NUMBER ▪ two more than ten; 12. (Roman numeral: xii or XII.) ORIGIN Old English, from the base of TWO(Cf. ↑twofold) + a second element probably expressing the sense left over …   English terms dictionary

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