one, two, three, four etc up to ten

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16:19 Aug 25, 2000
English to Basque translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: one, two, three, four etc up to ten
I'm researching shepherd's counting systems which do not seem to be related to IndoEuropean languages - for example, the Scottish shepherds' word for "one" is "zeendi". What is the origin of this word? Old Welsh as source, as frequently cited, is not the case.
robbie robertson


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nabat, bi,hiru,lau,bost,sei,zazpi,zortzi,bederatzi,hamar
Isabel Peralta


  

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bat, bi,hiru,lau,bost,sei,zazpi,zortzi,bederatzi,hamar


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Isabel Peralta
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