Numbering systems around the world

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Numbering systems around the world

Post by gotitbro » Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:14 pm

Recently came upon a fascinating video in which numbering systems across the world are discussed. An interesting watch:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4bmZ1gRqCc

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Title: 58 and other Confusing Numbers
Channel: Numberphile
Description: Tom Scott on numbers and linguistics - a discussion with spans counties, countries, continents and the far reaches of space.

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Post by TerryLewis » Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:00 am

Hello

I'm particularly interested in Danish numbering system and the way their counting process is perceived and explained. In comments to the video, kokoshneta explains a lot of things about Danish numbers. Especially, I like the idea of the word half origin - halvanden (‘half-second’).
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