thirty etymology

English word thirty comes from Proto-Germanic *þrīz tigiwiz ((with genitive) thirty.), Old English (ca. 450-1100) -tiġ, Old English (ca. 450-1100) þreō

Detailed word origin of thirty

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*þrīz tigiwiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (with genitive) thirty.
-tiġ Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
þreō Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
þritiġ Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
þritig Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) (cardinal) thirty.
þrittiȝ Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
thirty English (eng) (slang) A rack of thirty beers. The cardinal number occurring after twenty-nine and before thirty-one, represented in Arabic numerals as 30.

Words with the same origin as thirty

Descendants of -tiġ
eighty fifty forty ninety seventy sixty twenty
Descendants of þreō
contribute distribute distribution distributor retribution three threesome thrice travel trench trial triangle tribal tribe tribunal tribune trinity triple