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EnglishEdit

 
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English numbers
60
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : six
    Ordinal : sixth
    Multiplier : sextuple

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English six, from Old English syx, siex, from Proto-Germanic *sehs, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs. Compare West Frisian seis, Dutch zes, Low German söss, sess, German sechs, Norwegian and Danish seks, also Latin sex, Sanskrit षष् (ṣaṣ).

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

six

  1. (cardinal) A numerical value equal to 6; the number occurring after five and before seven.

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NounEdit

six (plural sixes)

  1. The digit or figure 6.
  2. (military slang, by ellipsis of six o'clock) Rear, behind (rear side of something).
    cover my six
  3. (cricket, countable) An event whereby a batsman hits a ball which does not bounce before passing over a boundary in the air, resulting in an award of 6 runs for the batting team.
  4. (American football) A touchdown.

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TranslationsEdit

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See alsoEdit

Playing cards in English · playing cards (layout · text)
             
ace deuce, two three four five six seven
             
eight nine ten jack, knave queen king joker

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French six, from Old French sis, six, from Latin sex, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (in isolation) /sis/, (before a consonant) /si/, (before a vowel) /siz/
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NounEdit

French cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : six
    Ordinal : sixième
French Wikipedia article on six

six m (plural six)

  1. six

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Playing cards in French · cartes à jouer (layout · text)
             
as deux trois quatre cinq six sept
             
huit neuf dix valet dame roi joker

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LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

six

  1. rafsi of sirxo.

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French sis, six.

NumeralEdit

six (invariable)

  1. six

DescendantsEdit


NormanEdit

Norman cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : six
Norman cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : six

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sex, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs.

PronunciationEdit

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NumeralEdit

six

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) six

NovialEdit

Novial cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : six
    Ordinal : sixesmi

NumeralEdit

six

  1. (cardinal) six