|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, January 18, 2000, 17:11|
At 17:59 18/01/00 +0100, you wrote:
>And Belgian French uses septante for 70 and nonante for ninety (80 still
>being quatre-vingts). How come? Is this through analogy? Loan from Flemish?
I've always wondered about that (The French Swiss use also huitante for
80). I don't know. Maybe analogy, or a differenciation between dialects of
Parisian French (which became "French French") and the French spoken
|Sela Jemufan Atlinan C.G.
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