Translation of fifth in Spanish:


quinto, adj.

Pronunciation: /fɪ(f)θ//fɪfθ/


  • 1

    • 1.1

      you're the fifth person to ask me that eres la quinta persona que me pregunta eso
      • Henry V Enrique V read as: "Enrique quinto"
      • it's his fifth birthday cumple cinco años
      • it's their fifth wedding anniversary es su quinto aniversario de boda
      • that's the fifth time he's done that es la quinta vez que hace eso
      • I was fifth on the list yo era el quinto/la quinta de la lista
      • fifth part/share quinta parte
      • The fifth day of a five day forecast is accurate 20% of the time and these guys are gonna tell me what the weather will be like a hundred years from now?
      • It was a subtle touch, one I didn't notice until the opening sequence of the fifth episode - and by then it was too late.
      • They simply ran out of steam in the second half to slump to their fifth defeat out of five, a record that consigns them to the wooden spoon, their first wooden spoon in the competition since 2002.
      • The starting point for the language that became English, and for his book, is the arrival in England in the fifth century of Germanic warrior tribes.
      • After three minutes his sharp pass to Broadbent saw the ball quickly moved on to Mark Cain, who notched his fifth try in five games.
      • The final independent invention of zero in India was long debated by scholars, but seems to be set around the middle of the fifth century.
      • He looked at his watch for what seemed to be the fifth time in five minutes.
      • These markets and institutions have changed dramatically in the five years since the fifth edition was published.
      • There were 39 brands of light vehicles for sale in 1986, the fifth best year on record.
      • Beware, though, as some allow only a limited number of region switches such that after perhaps five toggles, the fifth region code becomes fixed on the drive.
      • One of the most romantic ruins in Wiltshire, the castle was built in the late 14th century by the fifth Lord Lovel.
      • By June 1806 Bowditch had read the first four of Laplace's five volumes (the fifth volume was not published by Laplace until 1825).
      • Joe Nathan got the final two outs for his fifth save in five opportunities.
      • Seems I'm moving desks again - the fifth time in five years, which makes for a nice round average.
      • That day, when Ally had yet again defended his talent, he pitched horribly; giving up three runs in the fourth inning and another five in the fifth inning.
      • Additional miscellaneous activities are also frequent apart from these major groupings, and can constitute a fifth category.
      • The ‘mountain’ is named for the patron saint of Paris, who founded a convent there towards the end of the fifth century.
      • This is now the fifth day, five days on, and we are waiting to know what happened to him and I, his mother, I need to know what happened to Anthony.
      • In the fifth month you have five pairs (because the first pair of babies has become old enough to reproduce).
      • In the 1990s the first woman Justice, Sandra Day O'Connor, for example, was the critical fifth vote in more five to four decisions than anybody else.
      • The apartment was on the fifth floor of a five story brick building in a part of town that had once been much grander than it was now.

    • 1.2(in seniority, standing)


  • 2

    (elliptical use)
    Paradise Boy fell at the fifth Paradise Boy cayó en la quinta valla (/ el quinto obstáculo etc. )
    • he'll be arriving on the fifth (of the month) llegará el (día) cinco
    • Uncle Ben is the fifth from the right el tío Ben es el quinto de derecha a izquierda
    • we'll arrive (on) May fifth/ May the fifth llegaremos el cinco de mayo
    • the fifth of May el cinco de mayo


  • 1

    (in position, time, order)
    en quinto lugar
    Goodwill finished fifth Goodwill llegó el quinto / en quinto lugar
  • 2

    (with superl)
    the fifth highest mountain in the world la montaña que ocupa el quinto lugar entre las más altas del mundo


  • 1

    quinto masculine
    three fifths tres quintos
    • one fifth of ten is two un quinto / la quinta parte de diez es dos
  • 2

    quinta parte feminine
    quinto masculine
  • 3

    quinta feminine
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  • 5

    (in competition)
    he finished a disappointing fifth llegó en un deslucido quinto lugar / puesto
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    quinta feminine