|From:||Justin Mansfield <jdm314@...>|
|Date:||Monday, June 25, 2001, 1:10|
On Sun, 24 Jun 2001 18:19:18 -0400, Padraic Brown <pbrown@...>
>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
Yeah, these are indeed called the adverb form in the tradition of Latin
>>once, twice, thrice...
>Is there anything beyond thrice?
Well, not in English!
>>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.
What's the term for the Celtic forms that mean "group of N people"? I'm sure
there is one.