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PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From یک(yek, one) + م(-om, -th, -st (ordinal number suffix)).

AdjectiveEdit

یکم (yekom)

  1. (rare or archaic) first
  2. (in compounds) first
    بیست و یکم‎ ― bist o yekomtwenty-first

Usage notesEdit

اول(avval) is the standard word for "first" in modern Persian. Compound numbers, however, are always formed with یکم(yekom).

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