[ ɐ θˈa͡ʊzənd], [ ɐ θˈaʊzənd], [ ɐ θ_ˈaʊ_z_ə_n_d]
How to use "A thousand" in context?
The word thousand is spelled with a single letter, "k". However, the word is pronounced "thousand", with the "a" sounding like the "ah" in "hash". Thousand has both a singular and plural form. The singular form is thousand and the plural form is thousands. Thousand is formed from the Latin word mille, meaning thousand.
a thousand is a number with ten thousand as its base. Ten thousand is also a thousand. There are a thousand years in a thousand years. A thousand dollars is the equivalent of $10,000.
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