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meganumbers (was Re: Base 8 counting in Gevey)

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Wednesday, October 31, 2001, 5:18
In a message dated 29.10.2001 01:49:29 PM, theiling@ABSINT.COM quoteth &

>Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...> writes: >... >> > 1,000,000,000,000,000 - ouzçí >> >> Egads! The Kassi have no names for numbers higher than 144, > >Tyl-Sjok has no numbers higher than ten for base ten and sixteen for >base sixteen. I wanted to get around the question of after how many >digits to put dots etc. They use a `compressed' scientific notation >in which the number above is: > > 1,000,000,000,000,000 >= kjox wng kyng il kjox >= ten add five power ten >
Lego's largest number (so far) is [spellings are tentative]: _googolplex_ (or hectoplexplex, 10 to 1,000th, I think) smallest, "practical" #: _yocto_ (1/septillionth) :) czHANg, TULAU (Tanglin' Up Languages As Usual)