[ noo-muh-rol-uh-jee, nyoo- ]
/ ˌnu məˈrɒl ə dʒi, ˌnyu- /
the study of numbers, as the figures designating the year of one's birth, to determine their supposed influence on one's life, future, etc.
Why Is The Date 11/11 Special?11 is a very odd number and has been subject to much interpretation over the ages. So why is it so special?
- numerical identity,
- numerical taxonomy,
- numerical weather prediction,
- numero uno,
Origin of numerology
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/ (ˌnjuːməˈrɒlədʒɪ) /
the study of numbers, such as the figures in a birth date, and of their supposed influence on human affairs
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1911, "study of the occult meaning of numbers," a hybrid from Latin numerus "a number" (see number (n.)) + Greek -logia (see -logy). A correct formation would be arithmology, from Greek arithmos "number." Related: Numerological; numerologist.
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