# pentimal

## EnglishEdit

### EtymologyEdit

From *pent-*, by analogy with *decimal*.

### AdjectiveEdit

**pentimal** (*not comparable*)

- (rare, of a positional numeral system) Using base 5; quinary.

### NounEdit

**pentimal** (*plural* **pentimals**)

- (rare) A pentimal numeral system,
*or*a numeral as written in such a system; a quinary.

### Proper nounEdit

**pentimal**

- (rare) The abstract numeral system underlying any pentimal numeral system; quinary.