ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NumeralEdit

عَشْر (ʿašrf (masculine عَشَرَة(ʿašara))

  1. feminine of عَشَرَة(ʿašara, ten)

DescendantsEdit

  • Bengali: আসর (aśôr)

Etymology 2Edit

NumeralEdit

عَشَرَ (ʿašaram (feminine عَشْرَةَ(ʿašrata))

  1. -teen (in numerals 11–19, e.g. أَحَدَ عَشَرَ(ʾaḥada ʿašara, eleven))

Etymology 3Edit

Arabic numbers (edit)
 ←  9 ١٠
10
    Cardinal: عَشَرَة(ʿašara)
    Ordinal: عَاشِر(ʿāšir)
    Multiplier: عُشَارِيّ(ʿušāriyy), مُعَشَّر(muʿaššar)
    Distributive: عُشَارَ(ʿušāra)
    Fractional: عُشُر (ʿušur), عُشْر (ʿušr)

From the root ع ش ر(ʿ-š-r); compare عَشَرَة(ʿašara, ten).

NounEdit

عُشُر or عُشْر (ʿušur or ʿušrm (plural أَعْشَار(ʾaʿšār))

  1. one tenth
DeclensionEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 4Edit

عُشَرCalotropis procera
عُشَرCalotropis gigantea

From the root ع ش ر(ʿ-š-r), perhaps in the sense of association because the fibrous plant yields cordage for medicinal purposes.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

عُشَر or عُشْر (ʿušar or ʿušrm

  1. apple of Sodom (Calotropis procera) as well as crown flower (Calotropis gigantea), milkweed (the genus Calotropis, which has only these two species and Calotropis acia in India)
    Synonym: تُرُنْجَان الثَعْلَب(turunjān aṯ-ṯaʿlab) (Al-Andalus)
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