Tag: numbers

17 What is the relationship between the PIE roots *dekṃ and *kṃtóm? 2011-10-12T18:10:48.663

15 Why do different languages have different amounts of unique words for numbers between 10 and 20? 2013-05-31T10:09:18.330

13 How do linguists determine whether a language has an indefinite article? 2011-10-02T09:49:50.230

13 Which modern, spoken languages do not imply the decimal number system? 2012-10-05T12:40:54.817

12 French Numbering System - Eighty to Ninety-Nine 2012-05-17T07:55:24.377

10 Is there any language with number system that uses subtraction? (Other than Ainu) 2017-05-04T10:58:14.313

8 Word for eighteen expressed as Twenty Minus Two 2012-10-12T07:33:53.023

7 Is there a term in linguistics for underdeveloped number systems? 2011-10-02T12:45:32.743

5 Are there languages which lack a full number system but which have an indefinite article? 2011-10-02T09:55:09.850

5 Are there languages with indefinite articles but for which the word for "one" is not related etymologically to any of the indefinite articles? 2011-10-02T10:03:57.000

5 How did Proto-Indo-European *septm evolve into English "seven"? 2017-12-31T09:20:19.130

3 Are there any languages where numbers have cases? 2016-08-08T20:49:42.153

3 What is the reason for some languages have non-linear word order for numbers? 2016-08-22T09:11:00.653

3 Are numeric notations independent of the languages spoken by their creators? 2016-11-26T13:07:34.203

3 Could you point out some theories on how the names for numbers developed? 2017-03-13T22:10:41.887

2 Pahlavi and Parthian numerals 2012-11-28T05:47:42.063

2 Words for fractions 2013-10-13T06:59:15.553

2 What kind of a word class are numbers? 2015-11-21T21:45:36.670

2 Is there a language that begins range expressions with the higher/later datum? 2016-06-06T18:57:02.940

2 Was 1 considered a number under older meanings of number? 2016-11-22T19:04:29.207

1 When are numbers nouns? 2013-08-09T23:09:00.410

1 How are numerals written in Arabic? 2015-02-05T13:53:14.100

1 In what languages do eleven start with /b/ and fourteen start with /e/? 2015-04-24T18:39:24.607

1 Two and Three; Four and Five; Six and Seven are paired by their first letters T, F, S 2016-01-29T01:53:03.137

1 Languages where numbers are read out in a mixed-up fashion 2016-05-15T19:42:49.127

1 Why do languages use different symbols (. or ,) as the thousands separator? 2016-09-25T12:38:03.053

1 Are there any languages with words for negative powers of 10 like Japanese? 2017-08-19T12:46:36.663

0 How could complex numerical interrelationships arise naturally in a language? 2013-02-27T19:31:19.663

0 Counting in base n 2015-02-08T15:18:20.773

0 Do any languages use suffixes to represent place value in numbers? 2015-06-02T15:58:27.923

0 Do all cultures allow for 1 to 1 swapping of decimal numerals? 2015-09-04T14:08:56.140

-1 (American English) Why use numbers in transcription? 2018-03-08T19:05:30.380

-3 Is it *incorrect* to use single digit numerals? 2013-02-11T14:35:23.413