Latin Numbers 51 - 60
of this section provides a
translation of the Latin numbers 51 - 60. The Latin translation in
words of the numerals are Quinquaginta unus, Quinquaginta duo,
Quinquaginta tres, Quinquaginta quattuor, Quinquaginta quinque,
Quinquaginta sex, Quinquaginta septem, Quinquaginta octo,
Quinquaginta novem and sexaginta.
The origins of
the ancient Roman numeric system was based on a counting method
using the fingers. 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".