Latin

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Latin numbers (edit)
500
 ←  40  ←  49 L
50
51  →  60  → 
5
    Cardinal: quīnquāgintā
    Ordinal: quīnquāgēsimus
    Adverbial: quīnquāgiēns
    Distributive: quīnquāgēnus

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Etymology

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From Proto-Indo-European *penkʷēḱomt, from earlier *pénkʷedḱomt (five-ten). Cognates include Ancient Greek πεντήκοντα (pentḗkonta) and Sanskrit पञ्चाशत् (pañcāśát).

Pronunciation

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Numeral

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quīnquāgintā (indeclinable)

  1. fifty; 50

Derived terms

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Descendants

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Reflexes of the dissimilated variant cīnquāgintā:

See also

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References

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  • quinquaginta”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quinquaginta”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quinquaginta in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.