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Central FranconianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • sähs (westernmost Ripuarian)

EtymologyEdit

From German sechs, from Old High German sehs, from Proto-Germanic *sehs, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs. The now marginal variant sähs is the native form, since Old High German -hs- regularly develops into [s] (see Lahs, Ohs, wahße). Compare also fönnef (five) and sibbe (seven), which are non-native forms, too.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

sechs

  1. (most dialects) six

GermanEdit

German cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : sechs
    Ordinal : sechste

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German sehs, from Proto-Germanic *sehs, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /zɛks/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: Sex (according to a now rare pronunciation)

NumeralEdit

sechs

  1. six (numerical value represented by the Arabic numeral 6; or describing a set with six elements)

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HunsrikEdit

Hunsrik cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : sechs
    Ordinal : sechst

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

sechs

  1. six
    Sie hon sechs Kinner.
    They have six children.
    Jetz is-es sechs Uher.
    Now it's six o'clock.

Further readingEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

Luxembourgish cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : sechs
    Ordinal : sechst

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German sehs, from Proto-Germanic *sehs, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

sechs

  1. six

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

Pennsylvania German cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : sechs
    Ordinal : sechst

NumeralEdit

sechs

  1. six