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Sound changes causing divergence of ordinals from cardinals

From:Peter Bleackley <peter.bleackley@...>
Date:Thursday, January 5, 2006, 12:46
This idea came up in the discussion of numerals. Below is a set of cardinal
numbers, with the ordinals formed regularly from them by a suffix -ke.
Let's take turns proposing sound changes (one at a time please) until the
ordinals can no longer be regularly formed regularly from the cardinals,
and indeed form a separate set of roots. Everything is in CXS.
Value	Cardinal		Ordinal
1	iwa			iwake
2	naro			naroke
3	miko			mikoke
4	toko			tokoke
5	ken			kenke
6	jasu			jasuke
7	Sigu			Siguke
8	dZoze			dZozeke
9	hija			hijake
10	nao			naoke
11	haro			haroke
12	otsu			otsuke
13	naomiko			naomikoke
20	naronao			naronaoke
21	naronaiwa		naronaiwake
22	naronaonaro		naronaonaroke
30	mikonao			mikonaoke
31	naronaoharo		naronaoharoke
32	naronaotsu		naronaotsuke
33	mikonaomiko		mikonaomikoke

Let's see what we can do!



Tristan McLeay <conlang@...>
Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>