"أَعُدّ مِن ٥ إِلى ٨: ٥، ٦، ٧، ٨."

Translation:I count from 5 to 8: 5, 6, 7, 8.

June 28, 2019

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OK, I get that we need to learn the numerals as well as the words, but surely you should start with the numbers spelt as words so the learners get aquainted with their pronunciation before being taught to use the numerals. Also, it's going to be hell doing the listening exercises for this skill because a listening exercise can only have one answer and if you combine sentences with numerals and sentences with numbers spelt as words in the same lesson, there will be no way to figure out which is which.


add: these numerals aren't even that common...


No, they're common. Unless you're Tunisian or something.


im from Bahrain. Theyre not official here, or all 7 Emirates, or Oman, or Qatar, or Kuwait, Saudi is phasing out and some provinces stopped using them entirely, pretty much all of Arabia. Egypt will phase out soon.


Well, I'm Egyptian and I've lived in Saudi Arabia, and I can say I've seen the numerals frequently in both countries. Do you spell the numbers in Bahrain, or do you use Western Arabic numerals?


Nope, it's the other way around. 1 2 3 are Western Arabic, ١ ٢ ٣ are Eastern Arabic. If you look in a Tunisian Quran, you'll find them numbering the 2ayaat using the Western numerals. And no, as an Egyptian, I reeeeally doubt the numbers are going anywhere. They're really common.


I'm from Saudi and I hardly see anyone use Hindu-Arabic numerals. Eastern Arabic letters are still being used like it was 20 years ago.


You're right pardon me I codeswitched, I meant 0 1 2 3 4 are Western Arabic numerals.

the ones used in the course here are Eastern Arabic/Indian numerals.

Let's wait and see - like I said - theyre losing ground in official and commercial ground across the mideast. Some newer generation Arabs don't even recognize the numerals used here anymore.


we spell them in Arabic normally

but 0 1 2 3 etc (Eastern Arabic) actually ARE Arabic numerals.

Once Saudi phases out Indian/Western Arabic numerals (٠ ١ ٢ ٣) Egypt will shortly follow.


Can you tell me what 2 usually stands for before some words plz


أَعُدُّ مِنْ ه (خمسةٍ) ...

"2a3udd(u) min khamsa(tin) ..."

The audio says, "min khamsatu", it is wrong. :((


Should a3uddu, not a3udda.


Should be, not just should. I can't edit it for some reason.


I can only edit on the computer, never on phone. I'd assumed it was the same for everybody. Not so?


Mine simply does not have the numbers to select even though it asks for them the option I have is I count from 5 to 8 and it stops there but request the numerals and there isn't an option for them so it won't let me past this lesson


There isnt a full colon in the words, i keep picking "|" instead of ":" to separate the count but it keeps failing me!!!


I would suspect this sentence to be a dancing refference, if there weren't all the other possible combination in this lesson...


Interesting idea. I hadn't thought of that, but it makes sense.


"I count" implies continuous action. Shouldn't it be "I will count"?


I hear a syllable 'pu' after the first ٥. Where does that come from?

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