أبجدي

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Etymology[edit]

From the first four letters of the Arabic alphabet arranged in the old style, which is similar to the Greek and Hebrew order. This is the standard alphabetical order used in lists and for numbering paragraphs. The alphabet is divided into these eight barbarous words, as memorialized in a popular children’s song:

أبجد هوز حطي كلمن سعفص قرشت ثخذ ضظغ ʾabjad hawwaz ḥaṭṭī kalaman saʿafaṣ qarašat ṯaxxaḏ ḍaẓẓağ

Adjective[edit]

أَبْجَدِيٌّ (ʾabjadiyyunm, feminine أَبْجَدِيَّةٌ‎ (ʾabjadiyyatun), masculine plural أَبْجَدِيُّونَ‎ (ʾabjadiyyūna), feminine plural أَبْجَدِيَّاتٌ‎ (ʾabjadiyyātun)

  1. alphabetical

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