AHMED MOHY EL DIN ALI
to tell numbers in Arabic : we say the "small number" first then "and" then the "big number"
a. EX 31 : in English it is "thirty one" but in Arabic it is said "one and thirty"
i. 31 = wa7ed we talatyn – واحد و تلاتين
b. EX 27 : English it is "twenty seven" but in Arabic it is said "seven and twenty "
i. 27 = sab3ah we 3shreyn – سبعة و عشرين
2. While counting
a. Number change according to the gender of the thing you are counting so number has genders in Arabic it could be muscle or feminine
b. Don’t count number one and tow just say the single and the dual form of the thing you are counting
i. In English one pen = just "pen" in Arabic / قلم
ii. In English two pens = dual form in Arabic "pens" in Arabic / قلمان by adding the letter ا ن to the end of the word
c. Starting from the count three till the count ten add the number the plural form of the thing you are counting
i. 3 pens = ثلاث اقلام
ii. 188.8.131.52.8.9 pens = 184.108.40.206.7.8.9 أقلام
iii. 10 pens = عشر اقلام
d. After the cont of ten starting from the count of eleven till infinity add the number the single form of the thing you are counting
i. So in English you say 11 pens but in Arabic you say 11 pen = احدى عشر قلم
ii. In English you say 1000 pens but in Arabic you say 1000 pen = ألف قلم
e. Use the male form of the number words when you cont
3. Masculine and feminine
a. 1 2 are like the thing you count
b. 3 -9 is the opposite of the thing you count
c. From 10 till infinity are like the thing you count
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