fimm

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Faroese[edit]

Faroese cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : fimm
    Ordinal : fimti

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fimm (five), from Proto-Germanic *fimf, ultimately from from *pémpe, variant of Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

fimm

  1. five; cardinal number after fýra and before seks.

Icelandic[edit]

Icelandic cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : fimm
    Ordinal : fimmti

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fimm (five), from Proto-Germanic *fimf, ultimately from from *pémpe, variant of Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

fimm

  1. five; the cardinal number after fjórir (four) and before sex (six).

Derived terms[edit]

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fimf, whence also Old English fīf, Old High German fimf. Ultimately from from *pémpe, variant of Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe.

Numeral[edit]

fimm

  1. five

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian: fem (Bokmål), fem (Nynorsk)
  • Swedish: fem

References[edit]

  • fimm in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press