# Number Eight (8) - Numerical Digit

**Number Eight (8)** is an even natural number that comes between the numbers 7 and 9. Being a composite number, its proper divisors are 1, 2, and 4. It is also the cube of the Number Two and the sixth Fibonacci number because 3 + 5 = 8.

When written in decimal, a number is divisible by Number Eight if its last three digits are also divisible by 8, or if its last three digits are 0. The etymology of Number stems from Old English and has a Proto-Germanic root. A noun may also be formed from the adjective octuple (Latin octu-plus), which refers to a number of eight items.

The modern digit 8, like all modern Arabic numerals other than zero, originates with the Brahmi numerals. Until the 10th century, the closed-loop shape of the 5-like glyph was used in Indian manuscripts for the number 8. This was the shape that became the standard for European numerals. The character for the digit 8 in typefaces with text figures usually has an ascending combination, just as in most modern typefaces.

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