Wt/sco/five

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Scots[edit]

Numeral[edit]

five

  1. (cardinal) A numerical vailyie equal tae 5; the nummer follaein fower an precedin sax. This mony dots: (•••••).

Inglis[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Inglis five, vif, fif, frae Old English fīf (five), frae Proto-Germanic *fimf (five) (compare Wast Frisian fiif, Dutch vijf, German fünf, Norse an Swadish fem, Icelandic fimm), frae Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe (compare Welsh pump, Italian cinque, Tocharian A päñ, Tocharian B piś, Lithuanian penki, Russian пять (pjatʹ), Albanie pesë, pêsë, Ancient Greek πέντε (pénte), Armenian հինգ (hing), Persie پنج (panj), Sanskrit पञ्च (páñca)).

The nasal *m in Proto-Germanic *fimf wis lost throu a soond cheemge kent as the Ingvaeonic nasal spirant law.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

five

  1. (cardinal) five

Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Frae Laitin febris (fiver).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

five f (plural fives)

  1. fiver