See also: Sexto

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sextus (sixth).

NounEdit

sexto (plural sextos)

  1. A book consisting of sheets each of which is folded into six leaves.

See alsoEdit

English paper and book sizes
Latin folio quarto sexto octavo duodecimo sextodecimo octodecimo vicesimo-quarto trigesimo-secundo quadragesimo-octavo sexagesimo-quarto
ALA F Q   O D S T   Tt Fe Sf
ht. (cm) > 30 25-30 25-30 20-25 17.5-20 15-17.5 12.5-15 12.5-15 10-12.5 7.5-10 < 7.5
printers' folio quarto sixmo octavo twelvemo sixteenmo eighteenmo twenty-fourmo thirty-twomo forty-eightmo sixty-fourmo
abbrev. fo or f 4to 6to or 6mo 8vo 12mo 16mo 18mo 24mo 32mo 48mo 64mo
abbrev. 12º 16º 18º 24º 32º 48º 64º
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “sexto” in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of sexe +‎ texto

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

sexto m (plural sextos)

  1. sext

AdverbEdit

sexto

  1. sixthly

GalicianEdit

Galician numbers (edit)
60
 ←  5 6 7  → 
    Cardinal: seis
    Ordinal: sexto
    Multiplier: séxtuplo
    Fractional: sexto

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sextus.

AdjectiveEdit

sexto m (feminine singular sexta, masculine plural sextos, feminine plural sextas)

  1. sixth

NounEdit

sexto m (plural sextos)

  1. sixth

Further readingEdit


LatinEdit

NumeralEdit

sextō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of sextus

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

Portuguese ordinal numbers
 <  5º 7º  > 
    Cardinal : seis
    Ordinal : sexto

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese sexto, seisto, sesto, from Latin sextus.

PronunciationEdit

 

NumeralEdit

sexto m (feminine sexta, masculine plural sextos, feminine plural sextas)

  1. sixth

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

Spanish numbers (edit)
60
 ←  5 6 7  → 
    Cardinal: seis
    Ordinal: sexto
    Multiplier: séxtuple
    Fractional: sexto, seisavo

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin sextus, along with several other ordinal numerals (segundo, quinto, séptimo), a tendency shared with many other Romance languages. Compare the inherited feminine doublet, siesta.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈseɡsto/, [ˈseɣ̞s.t̪o]
  • IPA(key): /ˈsesto/, [ˈses.t̪o]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sex‧to

AbbreviationsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sexto (feminine sexta, masculine plural sextos, feminine plural sextas)

  1. sixth
    Synonym: seisavo

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

sexto m (plural sextos, feminine sexta, feminine plural sextas)

  1. sixth

Further readingEdit