One hundred forty

Discussion in 'العربية (Arabic)' started by jmt356, Oct 15, 2013.

  1. jmt356 Senior Member

    MSA: one hundred forty

    مئة وأربعون
    مئة وأربعين
  2. shafaq Senior Member

    Regarding the placement of the phrase within sentence both are correct.

    If the ending harakah of the "hundred" is ٌ or ُ then the remaning will be أربعون; otherwise أربعين.
  3. jmt356 Senior Member

    How do أربعون and أربعين work in general? Is أربعون the nominal form and أربعين the accusative and genitive forms?
  4. fdb Senior Member

    Cambridge, UK
    French (France)
    the nominative form, yes.

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