[Spellyans] Abbreviating Ordinal Numbers
njawilliams at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 09:46:14 GMT 2009
Jon did not mention the most obvious example of nessa 'second in a
series' which is in the Duchess of Cornwall's Progress:
Dreth gwz Kibmias Benigas, Why a ra Cavas dr’eeu an gwas Harry ma
1 Kensa, vrt an hagar auall iggeva gweell do derevoll warneny Keniffer
termen dr’erany moas
durt Pedden an Wolas do Sillan, &c.
2 Nessa, vrt an skauoll Crackan codna iggeva setha war en crees an
aules ewhall heb drog
3 Tregya, vrt an Gurroll iggeva gweell gen askern skooth davas, &c.
On 26 Mar 2009, at 07:52, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
> I'm not sure that a progressive sequence would emerge, Eddie. We
> say: "This year, next year, the year after next, etc." Or, "this
> term, next term, and the summer term". 'Next' is used to denote the
> event following the present one.
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