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Re: Counting in Toono

From:FFlores <fflores@...>
Date:Monday, May 10, 1999, 23:22
Carlos Thompson <cthompso@...> wrote:

> Then the system is not unnatural, but I guess that representation must also be > according, mainly when large numbers are involved. My own (incounsious) use > is to say "un cuarto para las nueve" when looking an analog(sp?) watch and > "ocho (y) cuarenta y cinco" when reading a digital one.
I say "las nueve menos cuarto". Someone (Mathias?) pointed out the difference between those forms. --Pablo Flores