sixty etymology

English word sixty comes from Proto-Germanic *sehs tigiwiz ((with genitive) sixty.)

Detailed word origin of sixty

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sehs tigiwiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (with genitive) sixty.
sixtiġ Old English (ang)
sixty English (eng) The cardinal number occurring after fifty-nine and before sixty-one, represented in Roman numerals as LX and in Arabic numerals as 60.