Latin Numbers 81 - 90
of this section provides a
translation of the Latin numbers 81 - 90. The Latin translation in
words of the numerals are Octaginta unus, Octaginta duo, Octaginta
tres, Octaginta quattuor, Octaginta quinque, Octaginta sex,
Octaginta septem, Octaginta octo, Octaginta novem and nonaginta.
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".