cinq

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cinq ‎(plural cinqs)

  1. (gambling, board games) The number five on a die.
  2. (gambling, card games) A card, of any suit, ranked five.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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

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Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cinc.

Numeral[edit]

cinq ‎(invariable)

  1. five

Descendants[edit]

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

Old French[edit]

Numeral[edit]

cinq

  1. Alternative form of cinc: five