Re: Counting in Toono
|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.