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.

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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)
Ace of spades.svg 2 of spades.svg 3 of spades.svg 4 of spades.svg 5 of spades.svg 6 of spades.svg 7 of spades.svg
as deux trois quatre cinq six sept
8 of spades.svg 9 of spades.svg 10 of spades.svg Jack of spades2.svg Queen of spades2.svg King of spades2.svg Joker black 02.svg
huit neuf dix valet dame roi joker

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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]


Old French[edit]

Numeral[edit]

cinq

  1. Alternative form of cinc: five