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In a message dated 7/31/2007 9:41:45 PM Central Daylight Time, 
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> I am redesigning my dictinary for Kelen (yet again), and I am planning
> on having short glosses (one word, maybe two) for each stem or base
> word, and also longer definitions for each fully formed and inflected
> word. My question: given that Kelen has a base 8 counting system,
> should I gloss 'allor' as 32 or 40? It has the functional equivalent
> of 40 in the language, being 8x4, but refers to 32 things.
> 
> Thanks,
> -S
> 

I would use both, e.g.:
allor - 40 octal (= 32 decimal).

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