Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The theory of numbers; higher arithmetic.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Novelists of my stamp are interested in what is called arithmology, meaning that number has to mean something in human terms when they handle it.

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  • Novelists of my stamp are interested in what is called arithmology, meaning that number has to mean something in human terms when they handle it (Burgess vi).

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  • Marruccos por El P.Fr. Josè de Lerchundi, Madrid 1872): This lack of the higher numerals, the reverse of the Hindu languages, makes Arabic "arithmology" very primitive and almost as cumbrous as the Chinese.

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  • On the other hand, some scholars have cast doubt on Archytas 'prowess as a mathematician, arguing that some of his work looks like “mere arithmology” and “mathematical mystification”

    Archytas

  • Sefer ha-Ehad is Ibn Ezra's venture in arithmology.

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  • Finally, he dispersed a number of fairly long digressions, self-standing essays in their own right, in which, in which he generally rehearsed the gamut of his trademark views on grammar, arithmology, and astrology.

    Abraham Ibn Ezra

  • Archytas, but the fragments suggest not an adept of arithmology, of which there is no trace, but an original mind engaged in mathematical investigations.

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  • arithmology” very primitive and almost as cumbrous as the Chinese.

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  • “neoplatonic” also on the strength of his deep involvement in astrology and arithmology, as well as his deep longing for release from this world.

    Abraham Ibn Ezra

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