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Danny Wier scripsit:

<<Being a purist in a lot of things, I wonder why a language would
borrow from
other languages for numbers less than a hundred! Swahili does borrow
'six',
'seven' and 'nine' from Arabic, but that's Swahili.>>

AFAIK, Komi uses Russian numerals for numbers higher than ten.

ObConlang: Ajami has plain Ibero-Romance numerals, but uses Arabic loans
for more specific concepts, like _taluto_ 'triade', _rub3o_ 'qurter of
hour' etc.

-- Yitzik