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Re: The Sand Reckoner in Your ‘Langs

From:Veoler <veoler@...>
Date:Tuesday, April 7, 2009, 19:34
Eldin Raigmore wrote:
> Veoluur, Waltuur's system is a successive-squaring system using base six, and > going from 6 up to 6^16 ( sa' in Waltuur ), right?
> But I have a question about > <> > ; if the speakers are illiterate why do they have words for pi (hug) and the > square-root of two (hii)?  What happened to make many of them need these > words before many of them needed to write anything down?
When manufacturing wheels and managing square-shaped fields of corn? -- Veoler