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Re: CHAT: Measurements (was: Re: CHAT: browsers)

From:Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>
Date:Wednesday, February 12, 2003, 6:31
Jake X wrote:
> [sEn sEn] is a million
"Million" is _hyaku sen_ (hundred ten-thousand). Saying "sen sen" would be like saying "hundred hundred" instead of "ten thousand" in English.
> and [sEn man] is ten million.
Correct (altho, it's more like [sEm= man=] Likewise, "Billion" is _juu oku_ (ten hundred-million) 10: Juu 100: Hyaku 1000: Sen 10,000: Man 100,000: Juu man 1,000,000: Hyaku man 10,000,000: Sen man 100,000,000: Oku 1,000,000,000: Juu oku 10,000,000,000: Hyaku oku 100,000,000,000: Sen oku 1,000,000,000,000: Chou It's exactly as if one were to write 1,0000 10,0000 100,0000 1000,0000 1,0000,0000 etc. -- "There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a big dork or nerd, you just have to find people who are dorky the same way you are." - overheard ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42


Jake X <starvingpoet@...>