ninety etymology

English word ninety comes from English -ty

Detailed word origin of ninety

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ty English (eng) Nonproductive suffix indicating single-digit integer multiples of ten.
ninety English (eng) The cardinal number occurring after eighty-nine and before ninety-one, represented in Roman numerals as XC and in Arabic numerals as 90.

Words with the same origin as ninety

Descendants of -ty
eighty fifty forty seventy sixty thirty twenty