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OT: Arabic number system (was Re: Agglutinating -> inflecting)

From:Tim May <butsuri@...>
Date:Monday, June 23, 2003, 21:42
Christophe Grandsire wrote at 2003-06-23 22:45:14 (+0200)
 > Hehe, you should take a look at the Arabic number system. Check the
 > "Turkish and Arabic" message at
 > It must be the most complicated system I've seen for a natural language :))

As A.S. Tritton put it in _Teach Yourself Arabic_, "The numerals are
the nightmare of a bankrupt financier".