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Language: Old English
Origin: sixtiene, from six 'six' + tien 'ten'

sixteen

number
     
Related topics: Numbers
six‧teen
HMN the number 16:
sixteen years later
He moved to London when he was sixteen (=sixteen years old).
sixteenth adjective, pronoun:
her sixteenth birthday
the sixteenth century
Let's have dinner on the sixteenth (=the sixteenth day of the month).

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