còig

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Scottish Gaelic cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : còig
    Ordinal : còigeamh

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cóic, from Proto-Celtic *kʷinkʷe, from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [koːɡ̊ʲ], /kʰoːkʲ/

Numeral[edit]

còig

  1. (cardinal) five

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • cóic” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.