The Arabs called this number
sifr; what did the Europeans call
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics, linguistics, neologism, idiom, cant, and argot.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
The word zero entered English via French and Old Spanish; it
originally derived from the Arabic sifr, zero
- the word cipher, place holder, also derives
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