six

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See also: Six and sîx

English[edit]

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English numbers
60
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : six
    Ordinal : sixth
    Multiplier : sextuple

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English six, from Old English syx, siex, from Proto-Germanic *sehs, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs. Compare West Frisian seis, Dutch zes, Low German söss, sess, German sechs, Danish seks, also Latin sex.

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Numeral[edit]

six

  1. (cardinal) A numerical value equal to 6; the number occurring after five and before seven.

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Noun[edit]

six ‎(plural sixes)

  1. The digit or figure 6.
  2. (military slang, by ellipsis of six o'clock) Rear, behind (rear side of something).
    cover my six
  3. (cricket, countable) An event whereby a batsman hits a ball which does not bounce before passing over a boundary in the air, resulting in an award of 6 runs for the batting team.
  4. (American football) A touchdown.

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Translations[edit]

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Playing cards in English · playing cards (layout · text)
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ace deuce, two three four five six seven
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Statistics[edit]

Most common English words before 1923: sun · cut · everything · #498: six · comes · stand · past

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French six, from Old French sis, six, from Latin sex, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs.

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Noun[edit]

French cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : six
    Ordinal : sixième
French Wikipedia article on six

six m ‎(plural six)

  1. six

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Playing cards in French · cartes à jouer (layout · text)
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as deux trois quatre cinq six sept
47 Otto di picche.jpg 48 Nove di picche.jpg 49 Dieci di picche.jpg 50 J di picche.jpg 51 Q di picche.jpg 52 K di picche.jpg Jolly Nero.jpg
huit neuf dix valet dame roi joker

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

six

  1. rafsi of sirxo.

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French sis, six.

Numeral[edit]

six ‎(invariable)

  1. six

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Norman[edit]

Norman cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : six
Norman cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : six

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sex, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Numeral[edit]

six

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) six

Novial[edit]

Novial cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : six
    Ordinal : sixesmi

Numeral[edit]

six

  1. (cardinal) six