gobar numeral

noun go·bar numeral
variants: or ghobar numeral \(ˈ)gō¦bär-\ or gubar numeral \(ˈ)gü¦bär-\

Definition of gobar numeral

:one of a set of ancient numerals which the Arabs developed from Hindu numerals and from which the modern arabic numerals are derived

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Origin and Etymology of gobar numeral

Arabic ghubār dust, board with sand used for writing


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