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Cardinal | one | |||

Ordinal | 1st (first) | |||

Numeral system | unary | |||

Factorization | ∅ | |||

Divisors | 1 | |||

Greek numeral | Α´ | |||

Roman numeral | I, i | |||

Greek prefix | mono-/haplo- | |||

Latin prefix | uni- | |||

Binary | 1_{2} | |||

Ternary | 1_{3} | |||

Senary | 1_{6} | |||

Octal | 1_{8} | |||

Duodecimal | 1_{12} | |||

Hexadecimal | 1_{16} | |||

Greek numeral | α' | |||

Arabic, Kurdish, Persian, Sindhi, Urdu | ١ | |||

Assamese & Bengali | ১ | |||

Chinese numeral | 一/弌/壹 | |||

Devanāgarī | १ | |||

Ge'ez | ፩ | |||

Georgian | Ⴀ/ⴀ/ა(Ani) | |||

Hebrew | א | |||

Japanese numeral | 一/壱 | |||

Kannada | ೧ | |||

Khmer | ១ | |||

Armenian | Ա | |||

Malayalam | ൧ | |||

Meitei | ꯱ | |||

Thai | ๑ | |||

Tamil | ௧ | |||

Telugu | ೧ | |||

Babylonian numeral | 𒐕 | |||

Egyptian hieroglyph, Aegean numeral, Chinese counting rod | 𓏤 | |||

Mayan numeral | • | |||

Morse code | . _ _ _ _ |

**1** (**one**, **unit**, **unity**) is a number, numeral, and glyph. 1 is the first and smallest positive integer of the infinite sequence of natural numbers. This fundamental property has led to its unique uses in other fields, ranging from science to sports, where it commonly denotes the first, leading, or top thing in a group. 1 is the unit of counting or measurement, a determiner for singular nouns, and a gender-neutral pronoun. Historically, the representation of 1 evolved from ancient Sumerian and Babylonian symbols to the modern Arabic numeral.

In mathematics, 1 is the multiplicative identity, meaning that any number multiplied by 1 equals the same number. 1 is by convention not considered a prime number. In digital technology, 1 represents the "on" state in binary code, the foundation of computing. Philosophically, 1 symbolizes the ultimate reality or source of existence in various traditions.