Say Arabic Numbers 1 to 10

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1 to 5

Hello, and thank you for watching VisiHow. Today, we will be learning the Arabic numbers 1 to 5. This is especially for non-native and beginning students of the Arabic language. We can see on the left-hand side of the white board, we have written the English equivalents of "one", "two", "three", "four" and "five". On the right-hand side in red, we have how the Arabic words for each of these numbers are pronounced. In the center, we will be writing the word in the Arabic language.

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    Number "one" in Arabic is pronounced "wahid"
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    "Wahid" is spelled waaw, alif, khaa and daal
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    There is fatha on the waaw, and kasra on the khaa
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    Again, it is pronounced "wahid".
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    The number for "two" may be pronounced two ways, depending on where in the Middle East we are
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    We have heard it pronounced in standard Arabic as "ithnân", but we may also hear "ithnîn".
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    "Ithnân" is written as an alif with a kasra, and then thaa, nuun, alif and nuun
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    Number "three" is pronounced "thalaatha"
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    "Thalaatha" is written thaa, and then laam and alif, followed by thaa and a tied taa
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    A tied taa is called a "taa amarbuuta"
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    We wrap it up, and then place the two dots for taa. Again, it is pronounced "thalaatha". This is also a feminine ending, which makes a slight "a" sound at the end.
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    Number "four" is called "arba'a"
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    "Arba'a" is written alif, ra, ayn and taa marbuuta
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    Again, it is pronounced "arba'a".
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    Number "five" is pronounced "khamsa"
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    "Khamsa" is written khaa, miim, siin, taa marbuuta
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    Again, it is pronounced "khamsa".
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    This concludes today's tutorial on how to read and write the Arabic numbers one to five
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    If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please leave them in the space below.
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6 to 10

Hello, and thank you for watching VisiHow. In today's tutorial, we will learn how to pronounce and spell the Arabic numbers 6 to 10. We can see on the left side of the board, we've written "six", "seven", "eight", "nine" and "ten" in English. On the right side of the board in red, we have written the pronunciation of each of the Arabic words. We will be filling in the center with how the words are written in Arabic.

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    The word for "six" is pronounced "sitta"
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    "Sitta" is spelled siin, taa, and then taa marbuuta, which is the ending tied taa
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    There will be a kasra on the siin
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    We need to double the taa, which we can note with a small character that looks like an English "w" above the letter we need to double
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    Again, this is "sitta".
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    Number "seven" is pronounced "seven"
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    "Sab'a" is written siin, baa, ayn and taa marbuuta
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    There will be a fatha on the siin
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    The word for "eight" is pronounced "thamaaniya"
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    Here, we will need thaa, miim and alif for "thamaa"
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    Then, for "niya", we will need nuun, doubled yaa, and then taa marbuuta
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    Again, it is "thamaaniya".
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    Number "nine" is "tis'a"
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    "Tis'a" will be written taa, siin, ayn and taa marbuuta
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    There will be a kasra on taa
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    Again, it is pronounced "tis'a".
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    Number "ten" is pronounced "'ashara"
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    "'Ashara" will be spelled ayn, shiin, ra and taa marbuuta
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    Again, it is "'ashara".
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    This does conclude today's tutorial on how to spell and pronounce the Arabic numbers for 6 to 10
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    If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please leave them in the space below.
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