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Definition of Nineteen


  1. Nine and ten; eighteen and one more; one less than twenty; as, nineteen months.
  2. The number greater than eighteen by a unit; the sum of ten and nine; nineteen units or objects.
  3. A symbol for nineteen units, as 19 or xix.

Nineteen Quotations

It seems that I have always been ahead of my time. I had to wait nineteen years before Niagara was harnessed by my system, fifteen years before the basic inventions for wireless which I gave to the world in 1893 were applied universally.
Nikola Tesla

It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible; and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five.
Thomas Carlyle

Up to nineteen seventy six when I quit gymnastics I was very, disappointed because I didn't have anything which is, live with. I didn't have a friend so I didn't have a coach anymore.
Olga Korbut

Why one man rather than another? It was odd. You find yourself involved with a fellow for life just because he was the one that you met when you were nineteen.
Simone de Beauvoir

I've been writing since I was about thirteen but didn't start a book until 2007. I spent four years writing a sci-fi novel before I wrote 'The Bone Season' at nineteen.
Samantha Shannon
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Nineteen Translations

nineteen in Afrikaans is negentien
nineteen in Danish is nitten
nineteen in Dutch is negentien
nineteen in French is dix neuf, dix-neuf
nineteen in German is neunzehn
nineteen in Hungarian is tizenkilenc
nineteen in Italian is diciannove
nineteen in Norwegian is nitten
nineteen in Portuguese is dezenove, dazanove
nineteen in Spanish is diecinueve
nineteen in Swedish is nitton
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