اثنان

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Arabic[edit]

Arabic numbers (edit)
20
 ←  1 ٢
2
3  → 
    Cardinal: اِثْنَان (iṯnān)
    Ordinal: ثَانٍ(ṯānin)
    Multiplier: ثُنَائِيّ(ṯunāʾiyy), مُثَنًّى(muṯannan)
    Distributive: ثُنَاءَ(ṯunāʾa), مَثْنَى(maṯnā)
    Fractional: نِصْف(niṣf)

Etymology[edit]

From the root ث ن ي(ṯ-n-y), from Proto-Semitic *θnā-, *θny-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

اِثْنَان (iṯnānm du (oblique اِثْنَيْن(iṯnayn), feminine اِثْنَتَان(iṯnatān) or ثِنْتَان(ṯintān), feminine oblique اِثْنَتَيْن(iṯnatayn) or ثِنْتَيْن(ṯintayn))

  1. two
    Eastern Arabic numeral: ٢(2)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Numbers "one" and "two" follow the gender of the related word.
  • Numbers "one" and "two" are optional, since nouns have singular (one), dual (two) and plural forms.

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