See also: مئة and ميه

Egyptian Arabic

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Etymology 1

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From Arabic مُوَيْئة (muwayʔa), a diminutive of ماء (māʔ).

Alternative forms

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /mˤaj.ja/, [ˈmɑjːɑ]

Noun

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مية (mayyaf

  1. water

Etymology 2

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Egyptian Arabic numbers (edit)
1,000
 ←  90  ←  99 100 200  →  1,000  → 
10
    Cardinal: مية

From Arabic مِئَة (miʔa).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /mij.ja/, [ˈmɪjːæ]

Numeral

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مية (miyyaf (construct state ميت (mīt), dual ميتين (mītēn), plural ميات (miyyāt))

  1. hundred

Hijazi Arabic

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Etymology

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From Arabic مِئَة (miʔa).

Pronunciation

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مية (miyyan

  1. hundred

Moroccan Arabic

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Moroccan Arabic numbers (edit)
1,000
 ←  90 [a], [b] ←  99 100 200  →  1,000  → 
10
    Cardinal: مية

Etymology

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From Arabic مِئَة (miʔa).

Pronunciation

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Numeral

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مية (myāf (construct state مْيَة (myat) or مِية (mīt), dual مْيَتَيْن (myatayn) or مْيَتِين (myatīn) or مِيتِين (mītīn), plural مئات (miʔāt))

  1. hundred

Descendants

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  • Central Atlas Tamazight: ⵎⵢⴰ (mya)

South Levantine Arabic

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Etymology 1

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South Levantine Arabic numbers (edit)
1,000
 ←  90  ←  99 ١٠٠
100
200  →  1,000  → 
10
    Cardinal: مية

From Arabic مِئَة (miʔa).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /mij.je/, [mij.je]
  • IPA(key): /mij.ja/, [mij.ja]
  • Audio (Ramallah):(file)

Numeral

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مية (miyyef (construct state مية (mīt), dual ميتين (mītēn), plural ميات (miyyāt))

  1. hundred
Usage notes
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  • The plural form ميات (miyyāt) is not used in the numerals 200 to 999, but for the meaning "hundreds (of)".

Etymology 2

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /mˤaj.je/, [ˈmˤɑj.je]

Noun

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مية (ṃayyef

  1. Alternative form of مي (ṃayy, water)