See also: Quintus

Latin edit

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    Cardinal: quīnque
    Ordinal: quīntus
    Adverbial: quīnquiēs, quīnquiēns
    Multiplier: quīnquiplus, quīnquiplex, quīntuplus, quīntuplex
    Distributive: quīnus
    Collective: quīniō
    Fractional: quīntāns

Etymology edit

Earlier quīnctus, from Proto-Italic *kʷenktos, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷtos (fifth), from *pénkʷe (five) +‎ *-tós; equivalent to quīnque (five) +‎ -tus. Compare Ancient Greek πέμπτος (pémptos), Proto-Germanic *fimftô.

Pronunciation edit

Numeral edit

quīntus (feminine quīnta, neuter quīntum); first/second-declension numeral

  1. fifth, the ordinal number after quartus and before sextus

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative quīntus quīnta quīntum quīntī quīntae quīnta
Genitive quīntī quīntae quīntī quīntōrum quīntārum quīntōrum
Dative quīntō quīntō quīntīs
Accusative quīntum quīntam quīntum quīntōs quīntās quīnta
Ablative quīntō quīntā quīntō quīntīs
Vocative quīnte quīnta quīntum quīntī quīntae quīnta

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References edit

  • quintus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quintus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quintus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • quintus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) every fifth year: quinto quoque anno
    • (ambiguous) in the fifth year from the founding of the city: anno ab urbe condita quinto
  • quintus”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898), Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quintus”, in William Smith, editor (1848), A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray