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CONLANG  August 2009, Week 3

CONLANG August 2009, Week 3

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Re: Big numbers

From:

Andreas Johansson <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Tue, 18 Aug 2009 18:34:33 +0200

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Fools seldom differ.

On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 6:07 PM, Rebecca Bettencourt<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> This is the same system Donald Knuth once proposed:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/-yllion
> I like this idea too.
>
> On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 5:27 AM, Mark J. Reed<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Ooh, I like the "powers of two zeros" idea.  Very logical to have the
>> units get exponentially bigger!
>>
>> On 8/18/09, Andreas Johansson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> Tairezazh uses a system with new names for 10, 10^2, 10^4, 10^8, etc.
>>>
>>> Hardly done anything on numerals in newer conlangs. Yargish definitely
>>> doesn't have any really large ones, Meghean perhaps.
>
>
> --
> Hasta la pasta,
> Rebecca Bettencourt.
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> I tried the real world once; didn't really care for it.
>



-- 
Andreas Johansson

Why can't you be a non-conformist just like everybody else?

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