pentimal

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pent-, by analogy with decimal.

AdjectiveEdit

pentimal (not comparable)

  1. (rare, of a positional numeral system) Using base 5; quinary.

NounEdit

pentimal (plural pentimals)

  1. (rare) A pentimal numeral system, or a numeral as written in such a system; a quinary.

Proper nounEdit

pentimal

  1. (rare) The abstract numeral system underlying any pentimal numeral system; quinary.
Last modified on 17 June 2013, at 20:42