quinquaginta

LatinEdit

Latin numbers (edit)
500
 ←  49 L
50
51  → 
5[a], [b]
    Cardinal: quīnquāgintā, *cīnquāgintā
    Ordinal: quīnquāgēsimus
    Adverbial: quīnquāgiēns
    Distributive: quīnquāgēnī

Alternative formsEdit

  • Symbol: L

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /kʷiːn.kʷaːˈɡin.taː/, [kʷiːŋkʷäːˈɡɪn̪t̪äː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /kwin.kwaˈd͡ʒin.ta/, [kwiŋkwɑˈd͡ʒin̪t̪ɑ]
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NumeralEdit

quīnquāgintā (indeclinable)

  1. fifty; 50

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Vulgar Latin: *cīnquāgintā (see there for further descendants)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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