Cinq

Ballet Term Definition

How to say & pronounce Cinq:

saynk

What does Cinq translate to?

five (5)

Cinq is a classical ballet term simply meaning “five.”  Cinq is a direct translation and means nothing more than the number five.  For example, an entrechat cinq describes a jump that the legs together beat 5 times.  Or pas de cinqwould describe a dance for five ballet dancers.


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