ستة

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See also: شبھand شبه

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Proto-Semitic *šidθ- (six), cognates with Hebrew שישה \ שִׁשָּׁה (shishá), Classical Syriac ܫܬ݁ܳܐ (štāʾ), Ge'ez ስድስቱ (sədəstu), Ugaritic 𐎘𐎘𐎚 (ṯṯt), and Akkadian 𒐋 (šeššet). Ultimately from a Proto-Afro-Asiatic root; compare to Egyptian sjsw, Central Atlas Tamazight ⵙⴹⵉⵚ (sḍiṣ), and Hausa shidà.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

سِتَّة (sittam (feminine سِتّ (sitt))

  1. six
    Eastern Arabic numeral: ٦ (6)

Usage notes[edit]

The indefinite triptote form سِتَّة (sitta) is used in compound numbers. The indefinite diptote form سِتَّةُ (sittatu) is used when the number stands alone:

ثَلَاثَةُ نِصْفُ سِتَّةَ‎ ― ṯalāṯatu niṣfu sittatathree is half of six

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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

ستة (transliteration needed)

  1. six
    Eastern Arabic numeral: ٦

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