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NUM: numeral

Description

A numeral is a word, functioning most typically as a determiner, adjective or pronoun, that expresses a number and a relation to the number, such as quantity, sequence, frequency or fraction. Carinals are always followed by the singular, some numerals trigger a mutation on the following word

The numerals for 2, 3 and 4 (and compounds of those) have different forms for masculine and feminine.

Welsh numbers are split into cardinals and ordinals

Examples

un “1” dau/dwy “2” tri/tair “3” pedwar/pedair “4” pump “5” deg “10” un ar ddeg “11” (“1 on 10”) deuddeg “12” tri/tair ar ddeg “13” ugain “20” un ar hugain “21” dau/dwy ar hugain “22” deg ar hugain “30” (“10 on 20”) un ar ddeg ar hugain “31” (“1 on 10 o 20”) deugain “40”

cyntaf “1st” ail “2nd” trydydd “3rd” pumed “5th” unfed ar hugain “21”

In compound forms, the counted element follows the first numeral not the whole expression


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