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Re: Rromei-Geldyghei lyngvei (Roman-Celtic langs)
On Sat, 18 Apr 1998, Frank George Valoczy wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, Don Blaheta wrote:
> > Quoth Frank George Valoczy:
> > > Numbers: I kept the Breton numbers, with a vigesimal system like French,
> > > so I guess that'll make it base-20; 18 is "three sixes".
> > Three sixes? Where is that from?
> Breton. As to it's etymology, I haven't a clue.
Maybe they played a lot of dice games? :-)
Now that would be a nice rationale for a base six system.
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