Re: Historical Sound Change & Numbers Puzzle
|From:||Joseph Fatula <joefatula@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, March 11, 2007, 7:43|
Sanghyeon Seo wrote:
> 2007/3/10, Joseph Fatula <joefatula@...>:
>> Can you figure out how the ancestral number system worked?
> I tried, but I can't!
> I guess 5=si is from ancestral se, and 10=neru is from ancestral nelru.
> Apart from that, I'm completely lost. Especially,
> 3=wec, 8=nel, 30=bornel, 50=borwec?
> Others, any idea?You've got the right ideas with 5 and 10 - take a look at Alex's response.