# 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 &
writes:
>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)