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Re: numerals

From:Padraic Brown <pbrown@...>
Date:Sunday, June 24, 2001, 22:19
On Sun, 24 Jun 2001, O'Connell James wrote:

>I was just wondering...what is the technical term for >these form of numeral:
I think "numeric adverbs" or similar might work as a good catch-all.
>once, twice, thrice...
Is there anything beyond thrice?
>solo, duet, threesome and similar terms
_Trio_, quartet, quintet, etc. A threesome is a menage a trois. ;) I recall that "one by one" etc are distributive adverbs if that helps any. Padraic.


Dan Seriff <microtonal@...>