As a numeral C denotes 100.
In others there are no special dual forms, but the numeral for two is used to indicate the dual.
The history of V as the Latin numeral for 5 is uncertain.
In other respects the languages are remarkably alike, the only striking difference being in the numeral "one" - Skt.
In most of the languages there are no changes in nouns to form the plural, but an added numeral indicates number.
This, like the numeral symbols later identified with L and M, was thus utilized since it was not required as a letter, there being no sound in 'Latin corresponding to the Greek B.
It has been suggested that names of this kind may have been the, origin of the numeral words of different races; but it is improbable that direct visual perception would lead to a name for a number unless a name based on a process of counting had previously been given to it.
5 This symbol is in all probability the early form of the letter which was known to the Greeks as San (vav) and in modern times as Sampi, and which is utilized as the numeral for 900 in the shape 7A.
For a further account of the above systems see Numeral, and the authorities quoted at the end of the present article.
In this way the history of numeral words furnishes actual proof of that independent intel lectural progress among savage tribes which some writers have rashly denied.
If the interpretation of the Maya calculiform glyphs be trustworthy, these people had carried their numeral system into the hundreds of thousands and devised symbols for recording such high numbers.
Ban, each designated by the regional name (Danube, Morava, Drina, Shumaja, Timok and the Ban numeral, e.g.
As this was placed at the end of the ordinary (not the numeral) Greek alphabet, "alpha and omega" has become a proverbial phrase for first and last.
The corresponding appendages are marked with the same Roman numeral.
But the letter was one of the original alphabet, and was retained universally as a numeral.
In the case where either the leading or trailing group of small wheels is absent the numeral o must be used in the series of three numbers used in the description.
The glyph of the Gemini symbol resembles the Roman numeral II.
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(7) Very great interest attaches to the form penkaheh - which Torp very probably identifies with the Oscan stem pompaio - which is a derivative of the Indo-European numeral *penque " 5."
A brief account of the development of the system will be found under Numeral.
The number of carpels in a pistil is indicated by the Greek numeral.
The lack of such a symbol is one of the serious drawbacks in the Roman numeral system.
instance of each numeral.
numeral system we use today originated with the Hindus.
The set consists of 26 alphabetic flags, 10 numeral pennants, 3 substitutes, and 1 answering pennant.
Luminous hands and a sweep second hand sit atop the Roman numeral markers.
The Arabians more closely resembled the Hindus than the Greeks in the choice of studies; their philosophers blended speculative dissertations with the more progressive study of medicine; their mathematicians neglected the subtleties of the conic sections and Diophantine analysis, and applied themselves more particularly to perfect the system of numerals (see Numeral), arithmetic and astronomy.
Then at Abydus, or more probably from Babylonia, there is the large bronze lion-weight, stated to have been originally 400,500 grains; this has been continually divided by 60 by different writers, regardless of the fact (Rev. arch., 1862, 30) that it bears the numeral 100; this therefore is certainly a talent of 100 minae of 4005; and as the mina is generally 50 shekels in Greek systems it points to a weight of 80.1.
There are personal, demonstrative, interrogative and reflexive pronouns, as well as an indefinite article, which is also the numeral for " one."
The unsaturated members of the series are named on the Geneva system in which the termination -ane is replaced by-ene, -diene, -triene, according to the number of double linkages in the compound, the position of such double linkages being shown by a numeral immediately following the suffix -ene; for example I.
The date window is located at the numeral six for ease of use, and the watch face is comprised of sapphire glass for extreme durability.
Pull it to the left at the middle of the string so that the two strands together look like the numeral four.
Yes, in 1977, Star Wars boasted no roman numeral, no 'A New Hope' subtitle; it stood alone.
The second outing in the Alien franchise of feature films actually managed to avoid using a numeral at all, by the simple expedient of pluralizing the name of the movie it sequelized.
Also, the council shoulder emblem, unit numeral, and veteran unit bar should be worn on the left sleeve of the uniform.
Right sleeve: The U.S. flag, den numeral, and Centennial Quality Unit Award (if earned) appears on the right sleeve of a Cub Scout's uniform.
Left sleeve: The council shoulder emblem and pack numeral appears on the left sleeve.
Compounds are in like manner represented by writing the symbols of their constituent elements side by side, and if more than one atom of each element be present, the number is indicated by a numeral placed on the right of the symbol of the element either below or above the line.
There are no numeral auxiliaries or segregatives used in counting, as in many languages of eastern Asia, though words expressive of a collective or integral are often used after the tens, sometimes after a smaller number.
The words eleven and twelve have been supposed to suggest etymologically a denary basis (see, however, Numeral) .
For example, the numeral "1" on the first string (the "E" string) corresponds to an "F" while a "3" on the same string would correspond to a "G."
Inside the locket is a Roman numeral clock face with a crystal mounted in the center.
Each one is titled simply Final Fantasy with corresponding Roman numeral.
Each clotting factor is designated with a Roman numeral I through XIII.
The second symbol for Gemini is the Roman numeral II to symbolize the sign's twin identities.
The Roman numeral 13 (XIII) is tattooed on her left forearm.
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