Jump to navigation Jump to search This article is about the number and digit 0. Informal or slang terms for zero include zilch and zip. The word zero came 724 binary option the English language via French zéro from Italian zero, Italian contraction of Venetian zevero form of ‘Italian zefiro via ṣafira or ṣifr.
North Africa and is credited with introducing the decimal system to Europe, used the term zephyrum. This became zefiro in Italian, and was then contracted to zero in Venetian. There are different words used for the number or concept of zero depending on the context. For the simple notion of lacking, the words nothing and none are often used. Sometimes the words nought, naught and aught are used.