[Spellyans] Abbreviating Ordinal Numbers

nicholas williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 16:57:11 GMT 2009


Exactly.

In dates, however, I prefer to omit the -es always:

25 Merth 2009
3 Gwyngala 2010
17 Gortheren 1956
31 Est 1975, h.e.

This is what Irish does and it seems to be more elegant than adding es  
whether superscript or not.

Nicholas



On 24 Mar 2009, at 15:02, Michael Everson wrote:

> The abbreviation belongs to the ordinal, not the the phrase as  
> pronounced.

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