See also: Cinque and cinquè

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English cink, from Middle French cinq, from Latin quīnque. The spelling is influenced by Italian cinque. Doublet of five and pimp.

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NounEdit

cinque (plural cinques)

  1. (dice games, card games, dominoes) A card, die, or domino with five spots or pips.
    • 1813, John Mason Good, Olinthus Gregory, Newton Bosworth, Pantologia
      The first best throw upon the dice is esteemed aces, as it stops the six-point in the outer table, and secures the cinque in your own, whereby your adversary's two men upon your ace-point cannot get out with either quatre, cinque, or six.

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CorsicanEdit

Corsican cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : cinque

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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *cinque, from Latin quinque, from Proto-Italic *kʷenkʷe, from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe. Cognates include Italian cinque and French cinq.

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cinque

  1. five

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cinque

  1. five

ItalianEdit

Italian cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : cinque
    Ordinal : quinto
    Multiplier : quintuplo
    Fractional : quinto

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *cīnque, dissimilation of Latin quīnque, from Proto-Italic *kʷenkʷe, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃin.kwe/, [ˈt͡ʃiŋkwe]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cìn‧que

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cinque

  1. five

AdjectiveEdit

cinque m or f (invariable)

  1. five

NounEdit

cinque m (invariable)

  1. five

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Playing cards in Italian · carte da gioco (layout · text)
             
asso due tre quattro cinque sei sette
             
otto nove dieci fante donna,
regina
re jolly, joker,
matta