cinq

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cinc, from Vulgar Latin cinque, dissimilation of Classical Latin quinque (five), from Proto-Indo-European *penkwe, cognate with Spanish cinco, Italian cinque.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

French cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : cinq
    Ordinal : cinquième
French Wikipedia article on cinq

cinq m (invariable)

  1. five

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

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

Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

cinq m (invariable)

  1. five

Descendants[edit]

+/-
  • French: cinq
    • Guianese Creole: senk
    • Haitian Creole: senk
    • Karipúna Creole French: sẽk
    • Louisiana Creole French: senk
    • Seychellois Creole: senk