about nine

nine is not my name, nine is my number.

9 is the highest single-digit number.

Every multiplication of nine adds up to nine, any number minus the sum of all digits becomes a multiplication of nine, and any three digit number minus the same number in reverse becomes a multiplication of nine.

Nine is a composite number, its proper divisors being 1 and 3. It is 3 times 3 and hence the third square number. 9 is a Motzkin number. It is the first composite lucky number.

According to Georges Ifrah, the origin of the 9 integers can be attributed to the ancient Indian civilization, and was adopted by subsequent civilizations in conjunction with the 0.

In the beginning, various Indians wrote 9 similar to the modern closing question mark without the bottom dot.

Nine is the atomic number of fluorine.

Before 2006 (when Pluto was officially designated as a non-planet), there were nine planets in the solar system.

A human pregnancy normally lasts nine months. ;)

Nine, as the highest single-digit number, symbolizes completeness in the Bahá’í Faith. In addition, the word Bahá’ in the Abjad notation has a value of 9, and a 9-pointed star is used to symbolize the religion.

Important Buddhist rituals usually involve nine monks.

Hindu’s worship “Nava Graha” or Nine Planets and offer “Nava Dhanya” for each Graha / Planet.

Ramadan, the month of fasting and prayer, is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar.

The first nine days of the Hebrew month of Av are collectively known as “The Nine Days” (Tisha HaYamim), and are a period of semi-mourning leading up to Tisha B’Av, the ninth day of Av on which both Temples in Jerusalem were destroyed.

Anton LaVey applied the number to Satan.

There are nine circles of Hell in Dante’s “Divine Comedy”.

In the catholic faith there are 9 choirs of holy angels.

Nine (九 pinyin jiǔ) is considered a good number in Chinese culture because it sounds the same as the word “longlasting” ( pinyin jiǔ). The Japanese consider 9 to be unlucky, however, because it sounds similar to the Japanese word for “pain” or “distress” ( kunrei ku)

Nine is strongly associated with the Chinese dragon, a symbol of magic and power. There are nine forms of the dragon, it is described in terms of nine attributes, and it has nine children It has 9×13 scales, 9×9 being yang (masculine, or bad influence) and 9×4 being yin (feminine, or good influence).

In classical music the curse of the ninth refers to the superstition that a composer who writes a ninth symphony will die soon. Beethoven, who left his Tenth Symphony unfinished, is regarded by the superstition as the first victim of the curse.

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Nine is my number… Marijn is my name, they used to call me nijn or nina, but you should call me nine.

I came here April 17th 1980.

Music is my life. Music is our life!

Up here I just wanna write and post about whatever I feel, find and want to share back! We’ll see… Anything’s possible, you see?

Infinite inspiration I find in people and places… It’s a crazy beautiful and amazing world. Here’s to all you anonymous angels!

“You gotta face the music, you gotta listen to the cosmo song!”

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