FaroeseEdit

Faroese cardinal numbers
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    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
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    Cardinal : fimm
    Ordinal : fimmti

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fimm (five), from Proto-Germanic *fimf.[1] Cognates include Faroese fimm and Danish fem.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

fimm

  1. five

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ásgeir Blöndal MagnússonÍslensk orðsifjabók, 1st edition, 2nd printing (1989). Reykjavík, Orðabók Háskólans, page 175.

Old NorseEdit

Old Norse cardinal numbers
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    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.

Alternative formsEdit

NumeralEdit

fimm

  1. five

DescendantsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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