cinque

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From Middle English cink, from Middle French cinc, from Latin quinque, influenced by Italian cinque

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cinque (plural cinques)

  1. The number five as seen on a die or on a card.
    • 1813, John Mason Good, Olinthus Gregory, Newton Bosworth, Pantologia
      The first best throw upon the dice is esteemed aces, as it stops the six-point in the outer table, and secures the cinque in your own, whereby your adversary's two men upon your ace-point cannot get out with either quatre, cinque, or six.

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cinque

  1. five

Italian[edit]

Italian cardinal numbers
4 5 6
    Cardinal : cinque
    Ordinal : quinto
    Multiplier : quintuplo

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From Vulgar Latin *cinque, dissimilation of Classical Latin quinque "five", ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe.

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cinque m, f (invariable)

  1. five

Noun[edit]

cinque m (invariable)

  1. Five.

le cinque f pl

  1. Five o'clock (a.m. or p.m.).

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