اثنان

ArabicEdit

Arabic numbers (edit)
20
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2
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    Cardinal: اِثْنَان (iṯnān)
    Ordinal: ثَانٍ(ṯānin)
    Multiplier: ثُنَائِيّ(ṯunāʾiyy), مُثَنًّى(muṯannan)
    Distributive: ثُنَاءَ(ṯunāʾa), مَثْنَى(maṯnā)
    Fractional: نِصْف(niṣf)

EtymologyEdit

From the root ث ن ي(ṯ-n-y), from Proto-Semitic *ṯin-.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

اِثْنَان (iṯnānm du (oblique اِثْنَيْن(iṯnayn), feminine اِثْنَتَان(iṯnatān) or ثِنْتَان(ṯintān), feminine oblique اِثْنَتَيْن(iṯnatayn) or ثِنْتَيْن(ṯintayn))

  1. two
    Eastern Arabic numeral: ٢(2)

Usage notesEdit

  • Numbers "one" and "two" follow the gender of the related word.
  • Numbers "one" and "two" are optional, since nouns have singular (one), dual (two) and plural forms.

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Egyptian Arabic: اتنين(itnēn)
  • Maltese: tnejn
  • Moroccan Arabic: تنين(tnīn, tnayn)
  • North Levantine Arabic: تنان(tnān)