six

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English[edit]

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English cardinal numbers
5 6 7
    Cardinal : six
    Ordinal : sixth
    Multiplier : sextuple

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old English siex, from Proto-Germanic *sehs, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs. Compare West Frisian seis, Dutch zes, Low German söss, sess, German sechs, Danish seks, also Latin sex.

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six

  1. (cardinal) A numerical value equal to 6; the number occurring after five and before seven.

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Noun[edit]

six (plural sixes)

  1. The digit or figure 6.
  2. (military slang, by ellipsis of six o'clock) Rear, behind (rear side of something).
    cover my six
  3. (cricket, countable) An event whereby a batsman hits a ball which does not bounce before passing over a boundary in the air, resulting in an award of 6 runs for the batting team.
  4. (American football) A touchdown.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sex.

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French cardinal numbers
5 6 7
    Cardinal : six
    Ordinal : sixième
French Wikipedia article on six

six m (plural six)

  1. six

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Guernésiais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sex.

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Guernésiais cardinal numbers
5 6 7
    Cardinal : six

six

  1. six

Jèrriais[edit]

Jèrriais cardinal numbers
5 6 7
    Cardinal : six

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sex, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs.

Numeral[edit]

six

  1. six

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Rafsi[edit]

six

  1. rafsi of sirxo.

Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

six m (invariable)

  1. six

Novial[edit]

Novial cardinal numbers
5 6 7
    Cardinal : six
    Ordinal : sixesmi

Numeral[edit]

six

  1. (cardinal) six