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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.


Eugene Oh <un.doing@...>