Meaning of NINE in English

NINE

/ naɪn; NAmE / number 9

HELP NOTE : There are examples of how to use numbers at the entry for five .

IDIOMS

- have nine lives

- a nine days' wonder

- nine times out of ten

- nine to five

- the whole nine yards

—more at dressed , possession

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WORD ORIGIN

Old English nigon , of Germanic origin; related to Dutch negen and German neun , from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit nava , Latin novem , and Greek ennea .

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.