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Re: Expressing ages

From:Gracie V. <the1@...>
Date:Sunday, March 30, 2003, 1:18
On Thu, 27 Mar 2003, Rachel Klippenstein wrote:

> I'm trying to figure out how age is expressed in > Ikanirae Seru, and I'm interested in knowing how other > languages do it.
KuJomu has a verb which pretty much means "to be in the Xth year [of life]". Years are 388 (or was it 400?) days though, I think, not 365. I had that all worked out perfectly once when I was obsessed with this theory; I don't remember it too much now.