quinto

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Italian[edit]

Italian ordinal numbers
 <  4º 6º  > 
    Cardinal : cinque
    Ordinal : quinto

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quintus from quinque.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkwinto/, [ˈkwin.t̪o]
  • Hyphenation: quìn‧to

Adjective[edit]

quinto (feminine singular quinta, masculine plural quinti, feminine plural quinte)

  1. fifth

Noun[edit]

quinto m (plural quinti)

  1. fifth (fraction)

quinto m (plural quinti, feminine quinta)

  1. fifth (one in 5th position)

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Latin[edit]

Numeral[edit]

quintō

  1. dative masculine singular of quintus
  2. dative neuter singular of quintus
  3. ablative masculine singular of quintus
  4. ablative neuter plural of quintus

References[edit]

  • quinto in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quinto in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quinto” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) every fifth year: quinto quoque anno
    • (ambiguous) in the fifth year from the founding of the city: anno ab urbe condita quinto
  • quinto in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese ordinal numbers
 <  4º 6º  > 
    Cardinal : cinco
    Ordinal : quinto

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese quinto, from Latin quintus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Ordinal number[edit]

quinto m (feminine quinta, masculine plural quintos, feminine plural quintas)

  1. fifth

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Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:quinto.

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish ordinal numbers
 <  4.º 5.º 6.º  > 
    Cardinal : cinco
    Ordinal : quinto

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quintus. The meaning relating to a Spanish boy comes from the days of King John II of Castile, who decreed that one boy in five were obliged to serve in the army.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkinto/
  • Hyphenation: quin‧to

Adjective[edit]

quinto (feminine singular quinta, masculine plural quintos, feminine plural quintas)

  1. fifth

Noun[edit]

quinto m (plural quintos)

  1. fifth
  2. (Spain) A young boy of a various towns who turns 18 years old, especially one who takes part in any of various rites of passage around the country.

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