ثلاثة

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See also: تلاتة

Arabic[edit]

Arabic numbers (edit)
30
 ←  2 ٣
3
4  → 
    Cardinal: ثَلَاثَة (ṯalāṯa)
    Ordinal: ثَالِث(ṯāliṯ)
    Multiplier: ثُلَاثِيّ(ṯulāṯiyy), مُثَلَّث(muṯallaṯ)
    Distributive: ثُلَاثَ(ṯulāṯa), مَثْلَثَ(maṯlaṯa)
    Fractional: ثُلُث(ṯuluṯ), ثُلْث(ṯulṯ)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *śalāθ-; synchronically, from the root ث ل ث(ṯ-l-ṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Modern Standard Arabic) IPA(key): /θa.laː.θa/
  • (Lebanon) IPA(key): [ˈtle.te]

Numeral[edit]

ثَلَاثَة (ṯalāṯam (feminine ثَلَاث(ṯalāṯ))

  1. three
    Eastern Arabic numeral: ٣(3)

Usage notes[edit]

The indefinite triptote form ثَلَاثَة(ṯalāṯa) is used in compound numbers. The indefinite diptote form ثَلَاثَةُ(ṯalāṯatu) is used when the number stands alone:

ثَلَاثَةُ نِصْفُ سِتَّةَ‎ ― ṯalāṯatu niṣfu sittatathree is half of six

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