what is difference between five and quintette
From English five
- IPA(key): [ˈfɑif] [sic]
- Code word for the digit 5 in the NATO/ICAO spelling alphabet
ITU/IMO code word pantafive
- Arabic numerals: 5 (see for numerical forms in other scripts)
- Roman numerals: V
From Middle English five, vif, fif, from Old English fīf (“five”), from Proto-West Germanic *fimf (“five”), from Proto-Germanic *fimf (“five”) (compare West Frisian fiif, Dutch vijf, German fünf, Norwegian and Swedish fem, Icelandic fimm), from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe (compare Welsh pump, Latin quinque, Tocharian A päñ, Tocharian B piś, Lithuanian penki, Russian пять (pjatʹ), Albanian pesë, pêsë, Ancient Greek πέντε (pénte), Armenian հինգ (hing), Persian پنج (panj), Sanskrit पञ्च (páñca)). Doublet of cinque, punch, pimp, and Pompeii.
The nasal *m in Proto-Germanic *fimf was lost through a sound change known as the Ingvaeonic nasal spirant law.
- enPR: fīv
- (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /faɪv/
- (Southern American English) IPA(key): /fäːv/
- (General Australian, General New Zealand) IPA(key): /fɑev/
- Rhymes: -aɪv
- A numerical value equal to 5; the number following four and preceding six.
- Describing a group or set with five elements.
- Table of cardinal numbers 0 to 9 in various languages
five (plural fives)
- The digit/figure 5.
- He wrote a five followed by four zeroes.
- A banknote with a denomination of five units of currency. See also fiver.
- Can anyone here change a five?
- Anything measuring five units, as length.
- All the fives are over there in the corner, next to the fours.
- A person who is five years old.
- The fives and sixes will have a snack first, then the older kids.
- Five o’clock.
- See you at five.
- A short rest, especially one of five minutes.
- Take five, soldier.
- (basketball) A basketball team, club or lineup.
- fife, fif, vif, fyve
From Old English fīf, from Proto-West Germanic *fimf, from Proto-Germanic *fimf, from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe.
Though Old English fīf was usually indeclinable, inflected forms of it are far from unknown. Forms with final -v- originate from intervocalic voicing in these inflected forms.
- IPA(key): /fiːf/, /fiːv/
- English: five
- Scots: five, fif, fife, fyve
- Yola: veeve
- “fīve, card. num.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.
From Middle English five, from Old English fīf, from Proto-Germanic *fimf, from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe.
- IPA(key): /faiːv/
- (Dundee) IPA(key): /fɛv/
- fift (“fifth”)
- fifty (“fifty”)
From Old French fievre, from Latin febris, from Proto-Italic *fexʷris, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰris. Cognates include French fièvre and Norman fièvre.
- IPA(key): /fiːf/
five f (plural fives)
- Simon Stasse (2004) Dictionaire Populaire de Wallon Liegeois, Société Royale Littéraire “La Wallonne”
quintette (plural quintettes)
- Alternative spelling of quintet A composition for five voices or instruments; also, the set of five persons who sing or play five-part music.
quintette m (plural quintettes)
- quintet; A composition for five voices or instruments
- quintet; the set of five persons who sing or play five-part music.
- “quintette” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).