Re: Parra verbs and philology (Was: Conversations here)
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, BPJ <bpj@...> wrote:
>Indeed, and I know that Romance-based numerals persisted in certain London street cants for many years. Lingua Franca was spotty and inconsistent by nature. I tried to reflect that by keeping Romance numerals for 2 (du), 3 (teré), 4 (vatro), 20 (venti), and 100 (sente), but using Turkic numerals elsewhere.
> On 2013-02-10 23:27, Ben Karnell wrote:
> > But I have used some of that information through analogy; for example, Algiers LF used Arabic for its numerals, so I have used Crimean Tatar for most of Parra's numerals.
> That's funny as people in Algeria and Tunisia nowadays tend to use
> French numerals in their Arabic!