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Racsko Tamas scripsit:

>   A vocabulary concordance example: The cardinals '1-6' and '100' are
> common in FU languages (except Hungarian that changed '1'; '100' is
> Aryan borrowing), but the structure of '8-9' is same in fact that the
> elements don't compare: 'two-minus-ten, one-minus-ten'.

Finnish is interesting here:  8 and 9 are "two less than *deksan*"
and "one less than *deksan*", but "deksan" (which is obviously IE)
is not the Finnish for 10.

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