cinquante etymology

French word cinquante comes from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe-(d)ḱomt, Proto-Indo-European *déḱ-, Proto-Indo-European *pn̥kʷ-sti, and later Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe(d)ḱomt (Fifty.)

Detailed word origin of cinquante

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*pénkʷe-(d)ḱomt Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*déḱ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*pn̥kʷ-sti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*pénkʷe(d)ḱomt Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Fifty.
*penkʷēḱomt Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
quinquaginta Latin (lat) (cardinal) fifty; 50.
cinquante French (fra) Fifty Fifty.