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Re: The Sand Reckoner in Your ‘Langs

From:Roger Mills <romiltz@...>
Date:Monday, April 6, 2009, 23:37
Eldin Raigmore wrote:

> Thank you, Michael Poxon, Kelvin Jackson, Alex Fink, Roger > Mills, Mechthild > Czapp, and Veoler.
> Roger, Gwr and Kash are also, roughly, translations of the > systems we normally use; would you agree?
Yes, guilty as charged....And Prevli is too, since they're base 10 now (evidence of quinary in the past); but before the Kash arrived, the largest number term they had was 1000 (nobliSti < nôm '10', lisit '100'), and they didn't (apparently need to) count beyond 99,999.