FaroeseEdit

Faroese cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : fimm
    Ordinal : fimti

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fimm (five), Proto-Germanic *fimf, ultimately from *pémpe, variant of Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

fimm

  1. five; cardinal number after fýra and before seks.

IcelandicEdit

Icelandic cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : fimm
    Ordinal : fimmti

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fimm (five), from Proto-Germanic *fimf, ultimately from *pémpe, variant of Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

fimm

  1. five; the cardinal number after fjórir (four) and before sex (six).

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


Old NorseEdit

Old Norse cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : fimm
    Ordinal : fimmti

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fimf, whence also Old English fīf, Old High German fimf. Ultimately from *pémpe, variant of Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe.

NumeralEdit

fimm

  1. five

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: fimm
  • Faroese: fimm
  • Norwegian: fem
  • Old Swedish: fæm
  • Old Danish: fæm
  • Elfdalian: fem

ReferencesEdit

  • fimm in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press