AskDefine | Define thirteen

Dictionary Definition

thirteen adj : being one more than twelve [syn: 13, xiii] n : the cardinal number that is the sum of twelve and one [syn: 13, XIII, baker's dozen, long dozen]

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  • /θɜː(r)ˈtiːn/
  • Rhymes with: -iːn


  1. The cardinal number occurring after twelve and before fourteen, represented in Roman numerals as XIII and in Arabic numerals as 13. Ordinal: thirteenth.
  • Symbolic: 13
  • Roman: XIII
    • Previous: 12
    • Next: 14

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Extensive Definition

"Thirteen" redirects here. For other uses of "13" and "Thirteen", see 13 (disambiguation)
13 (thirteen) is the natural number after 12 and before 14. It is the smallest integer with eight letters in its spelled out name in English. It is also the age at which children become teenagers.
thirteen in Dutch: 13 (getal)
thirteen in Japanese: 13
thirteen in Norwegian: 13 (tall)
thirteen in Norwegian Nynorsk: Talet 13
thirteen in Polish: 13 (liczba)
thirteen in Portuguese: Treze
thirteen in Russian: 13 (число)
thirteen in Sicilian: Trìdici
thirteen in Simple English: Thirteen
thirteen in Slovenian: 13 (število)
thirteen in Finnish: 13 (luku)
thirteen in Swedish: 13 (tal)
thirteen in Thai: 13
thirteen in Vietnamese: 13 (số)
thirteen in Turkish: 13 (sayı)
thirteen in Ukrainian: 13 (число)
thirteen in Vlaams: 13 (getal)
thirteen in Wu Chinese: 13
thirteen in Yiddish: 13 (נומער)
thirteen in Contenese: 13
thirteen in Chinese: 13
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