cinque

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See also: Cinque and cinquè

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From Middle English cink, from Middle French cinq, from Latin quīnque. The spelling is influenced by Italian cinque. Doublet of five and pimp.

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cinque (plural cinques)

  1. (dice games, card games, dominoes) A card, die, or domino with five spots or pips.
    • 1813, John Mason Good, Olinthus Gregory, Newton Bosworth, Pantologia
      The first best throw upon the dice is esteemed aces, as it stops the six-point in the outer table, and secures the cinque in your own, whereby your adversary's two men upon your ace-point cannot get out with either quatre, cinque, or six.

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Corsican[edit]

Corsican cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : cinque

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From Vulgar Latin *cinque, from Latin quinque, from Proto-Italic *kʷenkʷe, from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe. Cognates include Italian cinque and French cinq.

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cinque

  1. five

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cinque

  1. five

Italian[edit]

Italian cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : cinque
    Ordinal : quinto
    Multiplier : quintuplo
    Fractional : quinto

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *cīnque, dissimilation of Latin quīnque, from Proto-Italic *kʷenkʷe, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃin.kwe/, [ˈt͡ʃiŋkwe]
  • Hyphenation: cìn‧que

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cinque

  1. five

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cinque m or f (invariable)

  1. five

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cinque m (invariable)

  1. five

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Playing cards in Italian · carte da gioco (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
asso due tre quattro cinque sei sette
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
otto nove dieci fante donna,
regina
re jolly, joker,
matta