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English term or phrase:Three
Arabic translation:ثَلاثة
Entered by: Fuad Yahya
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07:00 Jan 20, 2002
English to Arabic translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: Three
Three horned animal
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ثَلاثة
Explanation:
Pronounced THALATHA (The TH is like the TH in "three").

Since “horn” (QARN) is masculine, we use the feminine form for the number three (believe it or not):

Three horns: THALATHATU QUROON.

"A three-horned animal" can be expressed in a number of ways:

- HAYAWANUN THOO THALATHATI QUROON حَيَوان ذو ثَلاثة قُرُون

In the word THOO, the TH is like the TH in "though."

- HAYAWWANUN BI THALATHATI QUROON حَيَوان بثَلاثة قُرُون

- HAYAWANUN THULATHIYYUL-QUROON حَيَوان ثُلاثيُّ القُرُون

The last suggestion is closer to "triple-horned animal."

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ثَلاثة


Explanation:
Pronounced THALATHA (The TH is like the TH in "three").

Since “horn” (QARN) is masculine, we use the feminine form for the number three (believe it or not):

Three horns: THALATHATU QUROON.

"A three-horned animal" can be expressed in a number of ways:

- HAYAWANUN THOO THALATHATI QUROON حَيَوان ذو ثَلاثة قُرُون

In the word THOO, the TH is like the TH in "though."

- HAYAWWANUN BI THALATHATI QUROON حَيَوان بثَلاثة قُرُون

- HAYAWANUN THULATHIYYUL-QUROON حَيَوان ثُلاثيُّ القُرُون

The last suggestion is closer to "triple-horned animal."

Fuad

Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7167
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agree  AhmedAMS
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agree  Amer al-Azem: good job Fuad
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agree  xxxhail69: spot on
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