Latin Numbers 11 - 20
The content of this section provides a translation of the Latin numbers 11 - 20. The Latin translation in words of the numerals are Undecim, Duodecim, Tredecim, Quattuordecim, Quindecim, Sedecim, Septendecim, Duodeviginity, Undeviginity and Viginity.
The origins of the ancient Roman numeric system was based on a counting method using the fingers. A single pen stoke represented one finger and this translated to the number I. Additional letters were added to accommodate larger numbers. A "counting number," is also known as a Cardinal number that reflects a quantity. An Ordinal Number reflects words like "first", "second" or "third".