As with nouns and adjectives, the numbers in Hebrew are also declined by gender (masculine or feminine). The numbers may be portrayed in the following groups: 1-2, 3-10, 11-19, and the tens 20-90. The first two numbers are used in more of an adjectival manner in Hebrew. The feminine form אחת was originally אחד with a feminine suffix ת, but the dental [d] assimilated to the dental [t], leaving us with the final form אחת. The biggest (and most surprising) unique characteristic in the numbers 3-10 is the switch between the regular masculine and feminine suffixes.
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