sexto

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sextus (sixth).

Noun[edit]

sexto (plural sextos)

  1. A book consisting of sheets each of which is folded into six leaves.

See also[edit]

English paper and book sizes
Latin folio quarto sexto octavo duodecimo sextodecimo octodecimo vicesimo-quarto trigesimo-secundo quadragesimo-octavo sexagesimo-quarto
ALA F Q   O D S T   Tt Fe Sf
ht. (cm) > 30 25-30 25-30 20-25 17.5-20 15-17.5 12.5-15 12.5-15 10-12.5 7.5-10 < 7.5
printers' folio quarto sixmo octavo twelvemo sixteenmo eighteenmo twenty-fourmo thirty-twomo forty-eightmo sixty-fourmo
abbrev. fo or f 4to 6to or 6mo 8vo 12mo 16mo 18mo 24mo 32mo 48mo 64mo
abbrev. 12º 16º 18º 24º 32º 48º 64º
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for sexto in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of sexe +‎ texto

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

sexto m (plural sextos)

  1. sext

Adverb[edit]

sexto

  1. sixthly

Galician[edit]

Galician numbers (edit)
60
 ←  5 6 7  → 
    Cardinal: seis
    Ordinal: sexto
    Multiplier: séxtuplo
    Fractional: sexto

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sextus.

Adjective[edit]

sexto m (feminine singular sexta, masculine plural sextos, feminine plural sextas)

  1. sixth

Noun[edit]

sexto m (plural sextos)

  1. sixth

Further reading[edit]


Latin[edit]

Numeral[edit]

sextō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of sextus

References[edit]

  • sexto”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sexto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese numbers (edit)
60
 ←  5 6 7  → 
    Cardinal: seis
    Ordinal: sexto
    Ordinal abbreviation: 6.º,
    Multiplier: sêxtuplo
    Fractional: sexto
    Group: sexteto
Portuguese Wikipedia article on 6

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese sexto, seisto, sesto, from Latin sextus.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
 
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈsɐjʃ.tu/, [ˈsɐjʃ.tu]
    • IPA(key): (Central Portugal) /ˈsejʃ.tu/, [ˈsejʃ.tu]
    • IPA(key): (Southern Portugal) /ˈseʃ.tu/, [ˈseʃ.tu]

Adjective[edit]

sexto (feminine sexta, masculine plural sextos, feminine plural sextas)

  1. (ordinal number) sixth

Noun[edit]

sexto m (plural sextos)

  1. (fractional number) sixth (one of six parts of a whole)

Spanish[edit]

Spanish numbers (edit)
60
 ←  5 6 7  → [a], [b]
    Cardinal: seis
    Ordinal: sexto
    Ordinal abbreviation: 6.º
    Multiplier: séxtuple
    Fractional: sexto
Spanish Wikipedia article on 6

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin sextus, along with several other ordinal numerals (segundo, quinto, séptimo), a tendency shared with many other Romance languages. Compare the inherited feminine doublet, siesta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈseɡsto/, [ˈseɣ̞s.t̪o]
  • IPA(key): /ˈsesto/, [ˈses.t̪o]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sex‧to

Abbreviations[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sexto (feminine sexta, masculine plural sextos, feminine plural sextas)

  1. (ordinal number) sixth
    Synonym: seisavo

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

sexto m (plural sextos)

  1. (fractional number) sixth

Further reading[edit]