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R: Re: Montreiano Numbers (even more)

From:Mangiat <mangiat@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 2, 2001, 12:38
Barry wrote:

> >I don't know for sure, but does Italian uses a lot its ordinals, or does > >it do > >as in Spanish and uses more often cardinal with the definite article
> >Montreiano and Narbonósc do, except that Montreiano begins at 11th while > >Narbonósc begins at 16th :) )? > > Cant answer for Italian (Luca?),
It's almost the same... the cardinal is more elegant, however.
> but the reason Montreiano uses the > definite + cardinal, is because as you can see, after tenth, the ordinals > are fairly long, so it's for ease of speaking really.