EnglishEdit

NounEdit

cinq (plural cinqs)

  1. Archaic form of cinque.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French cinq, from Old French cinc, from Vulgar Latin *cinque, dissimilation of Classical Latin quīnque (five), from Proto-Italic *kʷenkʷe, from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe, cognate with Portuguese and Spanish cinco, Italian cinque.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

French numbers (edit)
50
 ←  4 5 6  → 
    Cardinal: cinq
    Ordinal: cinquième
    Multiplier: quintuple

cinq

  1. five
    Mon père a cinq sœurs.
    My father has five sisters.

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Guianese Creole: senk
  • Haitian Creole: senk
  • Karipúna Creole French: sẽk
  • Louisiana Creole French: senk
  • Mauritian Creole: senk
  • Seychellois Creole: senk

See alsoEdit

Playing cards in French · cartes à jouer (layout · text)
             
as deux trois quatre cinq six sept
             
huit neuf dix valet dame roi joker

Further readingEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French cinc.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (in isolation or before a vowel) /sĩːk/, (before a consonant) /sĩː/

NumeralEdit

cinq (invariable)

  1. five

DescendantsEdit

  • French: cinq (see there for further descendants)

Old FrenchEdit

NumeralEdit

cinq

  1. Alternative form of cinc: five