ثلاثة

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See also: تلاتة

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

ثَلَاثَة (ṯalāṯam (feminine ثَلَاث (ṯalāṯ))

  1. three
    Eastern Arabic numeral: ٣ (3)

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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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