R: Re: Montreiano Numbers (even more)
|Date:||Tuesday, January 2, 2001, 12:38|
> >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(like
> >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.