quinquaginta

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Latin[edit]

Latin numbers (edit)
500
 ←  40  ←  49 L
50
51  →  60  → 
5[a], [b]
    Cardinal: quīnquāgintā, cīnquāgintā
    Ordinal: quīnquāgēsimus
    Adverbial: quīnquāgiēns
    Distributive: quīnquāgēnī

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Symbol: L

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *penkʷēḱomt, from earlier *pénkʷedḱomt (five-ten). Cognates include Ancient Greek πεντήκοντα (pentḗkonta) and Sanskrit पञ्चाशत् (pañcāśát).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /kʷiːn.kʷaːˈɡin.taː/, [kʷiːŋkʷäːˈɡɪn̪t̪äː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /kwin.kwaˈd͡ʒin.ta/, [kwiŋkwäˈd͡ʒin̪t̪ä]
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Numeral[edit]

quīnquāgintā (indeclinable)

  1. fifty; 50

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Vulgar Latin: cīnquāgintā (see there for further descendants)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • quinquaginta”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quinquaginta”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quinquaginta in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette