ennead vs nine what difference

what is difference between ennead and nine

English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἐννεάς (enneás), ἐννεάδος (enneádos, body of nine) +‎ -ad (suffix designating a unit); analysable as ennea- +‎ -ad. The Greek words ἐννεάς and ἐννεάδος are derived from ἐννέᾰ (ennéa, nine) (ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥ (nine)) + -ᾰ́ς (-ás, suffix forming abstract nouns of number from numerals) or -ος (-os).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /ˈɛnɪad/
  • Hyphenation: en‧ne‧ad

Noun

ennead (plural enneads)

  1. (obsolete) The number nine.
    Synonym: nonad
  2. (rare) Any grouping or system containing nine objects.

Coordinate terms

  • (group) monad, duad/dyad, triad, tetrad, pentad, hexad, hebdomad/heptad, ogdoad/octad, ennead/nonad, decad/decade, hendecad, dodecad/duodecade, chiliad

Derived terms

  • Ennead
  • enneadic

Translations

See also

  • nonet

References

Anagrams

  • Na-Dene, Na-Dené, needna


Translingual

Alternative forms

  • niner

Etymology

From English nine

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈnɑi.nə] [sic]

Numeral

nine

  1. Code word for the digit 9 in the NATO/ICAO spelling alphabet

Synonyms

ITU/IMO code word novenine

References


English

Etymology

From Middle English nyne, nine, from Old English nigon, from Proto-West Germanic *neun, from Proto-Germanic *newun, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) enPR: nīn, IPA(key): /naɪn/, [naɪ̯n]
  • Rhymes: -aɪn

Numeral

nine

  1. A numerical value equal to 9; the number following eight and preceding ten.
  2. Describing a group or set with nine elements.
    A cat has nine lives.

Derived terms

  • Nine Elms

Related terms

  • ninth
  • ninther

Translations

See also

  • Table of cardinal numbers 0 to 9 in various languages

Noun

nine (plural nines)

  1. The digit or figure 9.
  2. (card games) A playing card with nine pips.
  3. (weaponry) A nine-millimeter semi-automatic pistol.
  4. (computing, engineering, usually in the plural) A statistical unit of proportion (of reliability, purity, etc.).
    They guaranteed that our Web site would have 99.99% uptime, or four nines.
  5. (baseball) A baseball club, team, or lineup (composed of nine players).
    • 1877, Chicago Times, July 8, 1877:
      The St. Louis club is the only nine in the league which gives its patrons the right to see a full game or no pay.

Synonyms

  • Roman numerals: IX

Coordinate terms

  • Previous: eight (8)
  • Next: ten (10)

Derived terms

Translations

See also

References

Anagrams

  • inne

Alemannic German

Alternative forms

  • nin, nüün

Etymology

From Middle High German niun, from Old High German niun, from Proto-Germanic *newun. Cognate with German neun, Dutch negen, English nine, Icelandic níu.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈninə/

Numeral

nine

  1. (Alsatian) nine

Middle English

Numeral

nine

  1. Alternative form of nyne

Mongghul

Adjective

nine

  1. female

See also

  • yiri (woman, wife)

Scots

Alternative forms

  • neen

Etymology

From Middle English nyne, from Old English niġon, in turn from Proto-Germanic *newun, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nəin/, /nin/

Numeral

nine

  1. nine

References

  • Andy Eagle, ed., (2016) The Online Scots Dictionary, Scots Online.

Swazi

Etymology

From Proto-Nguni *niná.

Pronoun

niné

  1. you, you all; second-person plural absolute pronoun.

Turkish

Noun

nine (definite accusative nineyi, plural nineler)

  1. grandmother

See also

  • büyükanne, anneanne, babaanne

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