pięć

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See also: piec

Old Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *pętь. First attested in the 14th century.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (10th–15th CE) /pjæ̃t͡ɕ/
  • IPA(key): (15th CE) /pjæ̃t͡ɕ/

Numeral[edit]

pięć

  1. five

Descendants[edit]

  • Polish: pięć
  • Silesian: piyńć

References[edit]

Polish[edit]

Polish numbers (edit)
50
 ←  4 5 6  → 
    Cardinal: pięć
    Ordinal: piąty
    Adverbial: pięciokrotnie, pięciokroć, pięć razy
    Multiplier: pięciokrotny
    Adverbial qualitative: pięciorako
    Multiplier qualitative: pięcioraki
    Collective: pięcioro
    Numeral noun: piątka
    Relational adjective: piątkowy
    Prefix: pięcio-

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Polish pięć. Doublet of cynek (cinque) and poncz (punch).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

pięć n

  1. five

Declension[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

Trivia[edit]

According to Słownik frekwencyjny polszczyzny współczesnej (1990), pięć is one of the most used words in Polish, appearing 83 times in scientific texts, 187 times in news, 97 times in essays, 25 times in fiction, and 39 times in plays, each out of a corpus of 100,000 words, totaling 431 times, making it the 367th most common word in a corpus of 500,000 words.[1]

Noun[edit]

pięć n (indeclinable)

  1. (colloquial) give (highest school grade)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ida Kurcz (1990), “pięć”, in Słownik frekwencyjny polszczyzny współczesnej [Frequency dictionary of the Polish language] (in Polish), Kraków; Warszawa: Polska Akademia Nauk. Instytut Języka Polskiego, page 1

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