Re: [tied] Re: for Alvin

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 14395
Date: 2002-08-20

On Tue, 20 Aug 2002 01:19:06 +0200, alexmoeller@... wrote:

>So, why latin? some are identic utih skt. and avestan, some identic with
>baltic some looks more osco-umbric.. I dont think is so clear as the
>water this is inherited from latin.And if we think about the
>construction of numerals betwen eleven and 20 we are lost in space.

The numbers 1-10 are directly inherited from Latin. The construction of
numerals betwen eleven and 20 is a calque from Slavic.

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal