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Vocabulary: Numbers

One

Arabic

English

آل / يؤول

to return; regress

أَوَّل

first; foremost

(superlative: what you arrive at after doing the most returning)

أولاً

firstly, at the outset

مِن أوائل ...

since the beginning / inception of ...

في أَوائل ...

at the beginning of... (some timeframe)

في أوائل الشهر

during the first ten days of a month

أمسِ الأول

day before yesterday

الأول فالأول

first come first serve

واحد

one

وُحْدانا

individually

وحدانية

singularity, oneness

وحيد

alone; lonely

توحيد

declaring the oneness of God; consolidation; standardization

اتّحاد

unity

متّحدة

united (as in U.N., U.S.A, U.A.E, etc)

يوم الأحد

Sunday

Two

Arabic

English

ثنى / يثني

to bend; among other meanings

اثنان

two (when one thing bends towards another to the point where they become paired)

ثانٍ

second

ثانية ج. ثوانٍ

second (as in time)

ثَنَوِية

dualism

مَثْنى

by twos; two at a time

ثُنائي

dual; binary

ثُنائية

duo (usually musical)

ثانوي

secondary (as in secondary school)

مثنّى

dual

يوم الإثنين

Monday

Three

Arabic

English

ثلاث

three

ثالث

third

ثُلُث

one third

ثُلاث، مَثْلَث

by threes; three at a time

ثُلاثي

tertiary

ثَلاثي

trinary

ثالوث

Trinity

مُثلَّث

triangle

تثليثي

trigonometric

يوم الثُلاثاء

Tuesday

Four

Arabic

English

أربَع

four

رابع

fourth

رُبع

quarter

رَبيع

spring

تربُّع

sitting cross-legged

رُباع

by fours; four at a time

رُباعي

(as an adjective)
quadruple; tetragonal; quartet; quatrain (poetry)

تربيعي

quadratic

مربَّع

square (rectangle = مستطيل); quadrilateral

مربَّعة

quadrant

يوم الأَرْبِعاء

Wednesday

Five

Arabic

English

خمس

five

خامس

fifth

خُمُس

one fifth

خُماسي

(as an adjective)

five-fold; five at a time; quintuple; quintet; pentagonal; pentahedral

مخمَّس

pentagon

يوم الخميس

Thursday

Six

Arabic

English

سِتّ

six

سادس

sixth

سُدُس

one sixth

سُداسي

(as an adjective)

six-fold; six at a time; hex-triple; sextet; hexagonal; hexahedral

مسدَّس

hexagon

Seven

Arabic

English

سَبْعة

seven

سابع

seventh

سُبُع

one seventh

سُباعي

(as an adjective)

seven-fold; seven at a time; sextuple; sextuplet; heptahedral

مسبَّع

heptagon

أُسبوع ج. أسابيع

week

أُسْبوعيّا

weekly

Eight

Arabic

English

ثمانٍ

eight

ثماني

eighth

ثُمُن

one eighth

ثُماني

(as an adjective)

eight-fold; eight at a time; etc

مثمَّن

octagon

Nine

Arabic

English

تِسْعة

nine

تاسع

ninth

تُسُع

one ninth

Ten

Arabic

English

عَشَر

ten

عاشر

tenth

عُشْر

one tenth; one twentieth

عُشري

decimal (as opposed to binary)

عِشار

animals (esp. camels) ten months pregnant

مِعْشار

the tenth part of something

عاشوراء

the tenth of Muharram

Zero

Arabic

English

صفَر / يصفَر

to be vacant/empty

صِفْر

zero

 



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