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4 is five and 5 is four (Posted on 2017-02-04) Difficulty: 3 of 5
In what language, using Latin alphabet, does the word for the number 4 contain five letters and the word for the number 5 contain four?

In what language, using Latin alphabet, does the word for the number 4 contain five letters and so does the word for number 5?

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Some of the languages of Latin roots that fit the problem's criteria:

                     4     5  

Dalmatian          čatro čenc
Istro-Romanian     påtru ćinć
Norman             quate chin
Walloon            cwate cénk
Old Provençal      catre cinc
Occitan            qüate cinc
Piedmontese        quatr sinc


Ladin              cater cinch
Megleno-Romanian   patru ţinţi
Picard             quate chonc
Galician           catro cinco
Kabuverdianu       kuátu sinku
Romanian           patru cinci

  Posted by Dej Mar on 2017-02-05 17:43:22
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