Arabic Numbers: How To Count In Arabic (All Dialects)
Numbers (numerals) in Arabic are actually quite simple but they do differ slightly between various spoken dialects (some more than others).
Here’s how to count from 1 - 10 in Arabic (cardinal numbers).
Learn the Arabic numbers from 1 - 10 (Modern Standard Arabic)
Learn the Arabic numbers from 1 - 10 (Other Dialects)
For the most part, these numbers are the same but there some slight differences.
How to pronounce Arabic numbers
Maghrebi (Moroccan / Algerian):
Interesting facts about Arabic numbers and numerals
Most of us in the English-speaking world learned to read and write Roman numerals in school (e.g. I, II, III, IV, V).
While the Roman numerals are still used for various purposes, the numerals that are used and understood universally now are in fact called Hindu-Arabic numerals (1, 2, 3, 4, 5).
The origin of these numerals goes back centuries to India.
You’ll notice that the Arabic numerals are different (but bear some slight resemblance to what we use).
That’s because they share the same early origin but had a divergence and eventually became known as Eastern Arabic numerals
Although Arabic is written from right-to-left, the numerals are written from left-to-right.