Numerals in conlangs (was Re: The Saharan page (was: Basque article))
|From:||Eric Christopherson <raccoon@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, August 11, 1999, 22:06|
----- Original Message -----
From: Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
To: Multiple recipients of list CONLANG <CONLANG@...>
Sent: Wednesday, August 11, 1999 2:35 PM
Subject: Re: The Saharan page (was: Basque article)
Thanks for the gematria info, Steg.
> Years can be written "with more specification", meaning with the
> thousands marked, or "with less specification", without the thousands
> marked. So you'd find TShN"Tt for (5)759 some places, and H'TShN"Tt for
> 5759 other places.
Imagine computers programmed to use the Jewish calendar... we wouldn't be
hitting the Year 6000 problem for quite a while now ;)
> Hmm....does anyone's conlang/conculture do stuff like that?
> The Rokbeigalm have real numerals, which are based on finger-binary, so
> they don't need to use letters.
I'm not sure what you mean by finger-binary...