Why is the word for “six” similar in so many languages?

Just from what I know: seis (Spanish), shesh (Hebrew), shish (Farsi), sheist (Russian), sechs (German)…. is there a reason why 6 in particular is like this?

Submitted May 29, 2014 at 11:54AM by tessito http://bit.ly/1mLGWAG

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