Hebrew edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Canaanite *šalōš, from Proto-Northwest Semitic *ṯalāṯu, from Proto-Semitic *ṯalāṯum. Compare Phoenician 𐤔𐤋𐤔 (šlš), Arabic ثَلَاث (ṯalāṯ) and Aramaic תלת (tlāṯ).

Pronunciation edit

Numeral edit

שָׁלוֹשׁ (shalóshf (defective spelling שָׁלֹשׁ, masculine שְׁלוֹשָׁה (sh'loshá))

  1. feminine of שְׁלוֹשָׁה (sh'loshá, three)