Origin: ME nyen < OE nigon, akin to Ger neun < IE *enewen (> Gr ennea, L novem, nine), prob. extension of base *newo-, new, indicating a new division of the numeral system commencing with 9
See nine in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English nigon; see newṇ in Indo-European roots.
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