Posted on Leave a comment

The symbol 3

number three

This well known structure was already in use in the third century A.D. in India, denoting the number 3.



number three

The sign is also the sign for the measure drachma in ancient Greece, meaning a handful. The drachma was also (and still is) a Greek coin.


three strokes

Three identical and parallel lines in a vertical position signify three units and is a Latin numeral for 3. In geometry, when used between other signs, it means is similar to. In a special psychological sign system of unknown origin this sign means the active intellect.


Visit @