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On 8/1/07, [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> In a message dated 7/31/2007 9:41:45 PM Central Daylight Time,
> [log in to unmask] writes:
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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).
>
> stevo   </HTML>
>

Yes, octal, decimal. Why does my brain never remember these short
succinct words when I need them? :-)
-S
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