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SanskritEdit

Sanskrit numbers (edit)
50
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5
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    Cardinal: पञ्चन् (pañcan)

Alternative scriptsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *pánća, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *pánča, from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe. Cognate with Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬧𐬗𐬀 (paṇca), Old Church Slavonic пѧть (pętĭ), Lithuanian penki, Albanian pesë, Ancient Greek πέντε (pénte), Latin quinque, Old English fīf (whence English five).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /pɐ́ɲ.t͡ɕɐn̪/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈpɐɲ.t͡ɕɐn̪/
  • NumeralEdit

    पञ्चन् (páñcan)

    1. five

    Derived termsEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    ReferencesEdit

    • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 578/2