See also: cinquè

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From Middle English cink, from Middle French cinq, from Latin quinque. The spelling is influenced by Italian cinque

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cinque ‎(plural cinques)

  1. (card games, dice games) The number five as seen on a die or on a card.
    • 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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cinque

  1. five

ItalianEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

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cinque

  1. (cardinal) five

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cinque m, f ‎(invariable)

  1. five

NounEdit

cinque m ‎(invariable)

  1. five.

cinque f pl

  1. (following the article le) five o'clock (a.m. or p.m.)
    Sono le cinque.
    It's five o'clock.

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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
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