quintus

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Latin[edit]

Latin ordinal numbers
 <  4th 5th 6th  > 
    Ordinal : quīntus
    Cardinal : quinque
    Adverbial : quīnquiēs
    Multiplier : quīnquiplex
    Distributive : quīnī

Etymology[edit]

Earlier quīnctus, from quīnque (five), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

quīntus m (feminine quīnta, neuter quīntum); first/second declension

  1. (ordinal) fifth, the ordinal number after quartus 'fourth' and before sextus 'sixth'

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative quīntus quīnta quīntum quīntī quīntae quīnta
genitive quīntī quīntae quīntī quīntōrum quīntārum quīntōrum
dative quīntō quīntae quīntō quīntīs quīntīs quīntīs
accusative quīntum quīntam quīntum quīntōs quīntās quīnta
ablative quīntō quīntā quīntō quīntīs quīntīs quīntīs
vocative quīnte quīnta quīntum quīntī quīntae quīnta

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Noun[edit]

quintus

  1. (music) in a piece of vocal polyphony, the fifth voice added to the bass, cantus, tenor and alto.