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sixteen, 16, XVIadjective
the cardinal number that is the sum of fifteen and one
sixteen, 16, xviadjective
being one more than fifteen
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Six and ten.
Etymology: sixtyne , Saxon.
I have been begging sixteen years in court. William Shakespeare.
It returned the voice thirteen times; and I have heard of others that it would return sixteen times. Francis Bacon.
If men lived but twenty years, we should be satisfied if they died about sixteen or eighteen. Taylor.
six and ten; consisting of six and ten; fifteen and one more
the number greater by a unit than fifteen; the sum of ten and six; sixteen units or objects
a symbol representing sixteen units, as 16, or xvi
Etymology: [AS. sixtne, sixtne. See Six, and Ten, and cf. Sixty.]
Sixteen was a Polish band, which was founded in 1997 and disbanded in 2004. Renata Dąbkowska is its lead singer, and it represented Poland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1998. Their debut album "Lawa" was released in 1997. During the later part of 1998, the band became known as Seventeen and sometimes Sixteen-Seventeen.
Song lyrics by sixteen -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by sixteen on the Lyrics.com website.
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Rank popularity for the word 'sixteen' in Written Corpus Frequency: #776
The numerical value of sixteen in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of sixteen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of sixteen in a Sentence
Sixteen witnesses were interviewed, several multiple times, in an effort to develop evidence to determine if there was probable cause to substantiate the allegation.
I was eleven, then I was sixteen. Though no honors came my way, those were the lovely years.
At sixteen I was stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. At twenty-five I was wise, self- confident, prepossessing and assertive. At forty-five I am stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. Who would have supposed that maturity is only a short break in adolescence?
A sixteen-year-old in 2021 possesses a wisdom and a maturity that comes from 2021 challenges, 2021 hardships, and 2021 threats, now is the time for us to demonstrate the courage that matches the challenges of the modern-day sixteen and seventeen-year-old.
Each of the sixteen persons who signed the unofficial Elector Certificate ultimately submitted to the National Archives received a similar target letter alerting, that person both that his testimony was required by the special purpose grand jury and that he was a target of the investigation.
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- سِتَّةَ عَشَرَArabic
- tunka suxtaniAymara
- on altıAzerbaijani
- ун алтыBashkir
- setzeCatalan, Valencian
- шєсть на дєсѧтєOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- un deg chwech, un ar bymthegWelsh
- dek sesEsperanto
- sechstjinWestern Frisian
- sé déagIrish
- שֵׁשׁ־עֶשְׂרֵה, שתעסר, שתעסרא, שִׁשָּׁה־עָשָׂרHebrew
- sèzHaitian Creole
- enam belasIndonesian
- он алтыKazakh
- arvirsanillitKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- 십육, 十六, 열여섯, 열 여섯Korean
- он алтыKyrgyz
- арван зургааMongolian
- sepuluh enam, satu puluh enam, enam belasMalay
- hastą́ʼáadahNavajo, Navaho
- khumi n'zisanu n'chimodziChichewa, Chewa, Nyanja
- ashi-ingodwaaswiOjibwe, Ojibwa
- ଶୋଳ, ୧୬Oriya
- ਸੋਲ੍ਹਾਂPanjabi, Punjabi
- szesnaścioro, szesnaściePolish
- dezasseis, dezesseisPortuguese
- chunka suqtayuqQuechua
- sedisch, saidesch, sedeschRomansh
- șaișpe, șaisprezeceRomanian
- sedichi, seighi, seghi, segiSardinian
- šesnaest, шеснаестSerbo-Croatian
- දහසයSinhala, Sinhalese
- on altyTurkmen
- on altıTurkish
- ئون ئالتەUyghur, Uighur
- mười sáuVietnamese
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