algarismo

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin algorismus, a transliteration of the Arabic form of the name of the Persian mathematician al-Khwārizmī. Doublet of algoritmo.

Noun[edit]

algarismo m (plural algarismos)

  1. place (numeric: the column counting a certain quantity)
  2. digit (numeral)

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