cinq

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

cinq (plural cinqs)

  1. Archaic form of cinque.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French cinq, from Old French cinc, from Vulgar Latin *cinque, dissimilation of Classical Latin quīnque (five), from Proto-Italic *kʷenkʷe, from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe, cognate with Portuguese and Spanish cinco, Italian cinque.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

French numbers (edit)
50
 ←  4 5 6  → 
    Cardinal: cinq
    Ordinal: cinquième
    Multiplier: quintuple

cinq

  1. five
    Mon père a cinq sœurs.
    My father has five sisters.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Guianese Creole: senk
  • Haitian Creole: senk
  • Karipúna Creole French: sẽk
  • Louisiana Creole French: senk
  • Mauritian Creole: senk
  • Seychellois Creole: senk

See also[edit]

Playing cards in French · cartes à jouer (layout · text)
40 Asso di picche.jpg 41 Due di picche.jpg 42 Tre di picche.jpg 43 Quattro di picche.jpg 44 Cinque di picche.jpg 45 Sei di picche.jpg 46 Sette di picche.jpg
as deux trois quatre cinq six sept
47 Otto di picche.jpg 48 Nove di picche.jpg 49 Dieci di picche.jpg 50 J di picche.jpg 51 Q di picche.jpg 52 K di picche.jpg Jolly Nero.jpg
huit neuf dix valet dame roi joker

Further reading[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cinc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (in isolation or before a vowel) /sĩːk/, (before a consonant) /sĩː/

Numeral[edit]

cinq (invariable)

  1. five

Descendants[edit]

  • French: cinq (see there for further descendants)

Old French[edit]

Numeral[edit]

cinq

  1. Alternative form of cinc: five