quintus

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See also: Quintus

Latin[edit]

Latin numbers (edit)
50
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5
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    Cardinal: quīnque, *cīnque
    Ordinal: quīntus
    Adverbial: quīnquiēs
    Multiplier: quīnquiplus, quīnquiplex, quīntuplus, quīntuplex
    Distributive: quīnī
    Fractional: quīntāns

Etymology[edit]

Earlier quīnctus, from Proto-Italic *kʷenktos, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷtos (fifth), from *pénkʷe (five) +‎ *-tós; equivalent to quīnque (five) +‎ -tus. Compare Ancient Greek πέμπτος (pémptos), Proto-Germanic *fimftô.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

quīntus (feminine quīnta, neuter quīntum); first/second-declension numeral

  1. fifth, the ordinal number after quartus and before sextus

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative quīntus quīnta quīntum quīntī quīntae quīnta
Genitive quīntī quīntae quīntī quīntōrum quīntārum quīntōrum
Dative quīntō quīntō quīntīs
Accusative quīntum quīntam quīntum quīntōs quīntās quīnta
Ablative quīntō quīntā quīntō quīntīs
Vocative quīnte quīnta quīntum quīntī quīntae quīnta

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References[edit]

  • quintus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quintus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quintus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • quintus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • 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
  • quintus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quintus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray