Nineteen meaning

nīn-tēn
The 19th in a set or sequence.
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The cardinal number equal to 18 + 1.
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Totaling nine more than ten.
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The cardinal number between eighteen and twenty; 19; XIX.
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Origin of nineteen

  • Middle English nintene from Old English nigontēne newn̥ in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English nynetene, nintene, from Old English nigontīene, nigontēne, from Proto-Germanic *newuntehun. Compare Dutch negentien, German neunzehn, Danish nitten.

    From Wiktionary