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Old 22nd August 2010, 06:47 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by David
That is a good point. Shouldn't arabic be read right to left?

Yes ... EXCEPTED ... for numbers
don't seems coherent, but it's the fact

e.i. ٢٠١٠ for 2010
it's read as; halfen (2000) achara (10)
===>> ===>>
littLe more complicated ١٢٣٤ for 1234
it's read as; half (1000) miten (200) arba (4) thalateen (30)

we are following me

here to complete your chart for oriental number

Arabic 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Persian variant
۰ ۱ ۲ ۳ ۴ ۵ ۶ ۷ ۸ ۹


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