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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Attic numerals
Khmer numerals are the numerals used in the Khmer language of Cambodia.
Roman numerals remained in common use until about the 14th century, when they were replaced by Arabic numerals (thought to have been introduced to Europe from al-Andalus, by way of Arab traders and arithmetic treatises, around the 11th century).
Since the French use capital Roman numerals to refer to the quarters of the year ('III' is the third quarter), and this has become the norm in some European standards organisation, the mixed Roman-Arabic method of recording the date has switched to lowercase Roman numerals in many circles, as '4-viii-1961'.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Attic-numerals   (1522 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1 (number)
The unary numeral system is the simplest numeral system to represent natural numbers: in order to represent a number N, an arbitrarily chosen symbol is repeated N times.
A numerical prefix is a prefix that denotes a number, which is usually a multiplier for the thing being prefixed.
In some sports, one is the number of a specific position: in rugby union, the number of the loosehead prop; in baseball, the number representing the pitcher's position; in football, the number of the goalkeeper.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1-%28number%29   (1011 words)

  
  Khmer classical dance Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Khmer classical dancers are often referred to as apsara dancers, which is incorrect as the Apsarases are celestial nymphs seen on the many ruins of Angkor.
Khmer classical dance suffered a huge blow during the Khmer Rouge regime during which many dancers were killed because classical dance was thought as of an aristrocratic institution.
Khmer classical dance can be compared to French ballet in that it requires years of practice and stretching at a young age so the limbs become very flexible.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /topic/Khmer_classical_dance.html   (2275 words)

  
 Khmer/Cambodian alphabet, pronunciation and language
The Khmer alphabet is descended from the Brahmi script of ancient India by way of the Pallava script, which was used in southern India and South East Asia during the 5th and 6th Centuries AD.
The Khmer alphabet closely resembles the Thai and Lao alphabets, which were developed from it.
In a Khmer text there are no spaces between words, instead spaces indicate the end of a clause or sentence.
www.omniglot.com /writing/khmer.htm   (371 words)

  
 Cambodian_language information. LANGUAGE SCHOOL EXPLORER
Old Khmer (or Angkorian Khmer) is the language as it was spoken in the Khmer Empire from the 9th century until the weakening of the empire sometime in the 13th century.
Khmer is classified as a member of the Eastern branch of the Mon-Khmer language family, itself a subdivision of the larger Austro-Asiatic language group, which has representatives in a large swath of land from Northeast India down through Southeast Asia to the Malay Peninsula and its islands.
Khmer is written with the Khmer script, an abugida developed from the Pallava script of India before the 7th century.
language.school-explorer.com /Cambodian   (1892 words)

  
 Edge Translation
Khmer numerals, which were inherited from Indian numerals, are used more widely than Hindu Arabic numerals.
Khmer was first written during the period of Indian influence and Khmer script is probably the oldest writing system among the Southeast Asian cultures next to Mon script.
Khmer also has a number of diacritics, which can change the series of the consonant or change the pronunciation of the vowel.
www.edgetranslation.net /cambodian1.htm   (553 words)

  
 Khmer: The Language of Cambodia
Khmer uses a phonetic alphabet with 33 consonants, 23 vowels, and 12 independant vowels.
Visually, the Khmer alphabet is similar to the Thai and Lao, and many words in these three languages trace their origins to common Pali or Sanskrit roots.
Modern written Khmer can take two forms, an "oblique script" used for handwriting and most printed texts, and a "round script," used for headings, titles, some religious texts, and other instances where certain words or phrases need to be emphasized.
www.mekong.net /cambodia/language.htm   (352 words)

  
 Khmer language   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Old Khmer (or Angkorian Khmer) is the language as it was spoken in the Khmer Empire from the 9th century until the weakening of the empire sometime in the 13th century.
Khmer employs a system of registers in which the speaker must always be conscious of the social status of the person spoken to.
Khmer is written with the Khmer script, an abugida developed from the Pallava script of India before the 7th century.
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 Khmer script   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Khmer also has a number of diacritics, which can change the series of the consonant or change the pronunciation of the vowel.
Most Khmer computer fonts depict neither of these two styles correctly, in fact, some may meld elements of 'âksâr mul' and 'âksâr khôm' into one style, so generally either is reffered to as 'âksâr mul'.
Arabic numerals are used to a lesser extent.
www.ufaqs.com /wiki/en/kh/Khmer%20script.htm   (1118 words)

  
 Roman numerals - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Roman numerals remained in common use until about the 14th century, when they were replaced by Arabic numerals (thought to have been introduced to Europe from al-Andalus, by way of Arab traders and arithmetic treatises, around the 11th century).
The use of Roman numerals today is mostly restricted to ordinal numbers, such as volumes or chapters in a book or the numbers identifying monarchs or popes (eg.
In chemistry, Roman numerals were used to denote the group in the periodic table of the elements.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Roman_numerals   (3674 words)

  
 Khmer Information Center - khmer
Khmer is somewhat unusual among its neighboring crops grown by the khmer culture languages (Thai, Laotian and Vietnamese) in that khmer women khmer currency it is not a tonal language.
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www.scipeeps.com /Sci-Official_Languages_H_-_L/Khmer.html   (690 words)

  
 Decimal - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
It is the most widely used numeral system, perhaps because humans have four fingers and a thumb on each hand, giving a total of ten digits over both hands.
Decimal notation is the writing of numbers in the base-ten numeral system, which uses various symbols (called digits) for ten distinct values (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9) to represent numbers.
The symbols for the digits in common use around the globe today are called Arabic numerals by Europeans and Indian numerals by Arabs, the two groups' terms both referring to the culture from which they learned the system.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Decimal   (1490 words)

  
 Greek numerals - ikiW
Greek numerals are a system of representing numbers using letters of the Greek alphabet.
In modern Greece, they are still in use for ordinal numbers, and in much the same situations as Roman numerals are in the West; for ordinary (cardinal) numbers, Hindu-Arabic numerals are used.
The alphabetic system operates on the additive principle in which the numeric values of the letters are added together to form the total.
ikiw.net /en/Greek_numerals   (317 words)

  
 Khmer script at AllExperts
Prior to the development of the Khmer script, a southern indic script similar to that used to write (Sanskrit) at the time, was in use for several hundred years.
Khmer has its own set of numerals derive from Indian numerals, which is also used by the Thais.
Arabic numerals are used to a lesser extent.
en.allexperts.com /e/k/kh/khmer_script.htm   (1366 words)

  
 Khmer numerals
Khmer numerals are the numerals used in the Khmer language of Cambodia.In informal spoken language one can ignore the last "sep" (30 to 90) and it is still understood.
Note that the words for 6 through 9 imply a base-5 system at some date in the distant past.
It is licensed under the GNU free documentation license.
www.ufaqs.com /wiki/en/kh/Khmer%20numerals.htm   (76 words)

  
 Khmer script - ikiW
The Khmer script (អក្ខរក្រមខេមរភាសា: âkkhârâkrâm khémâraphéasa) is used to write the Khmer language which is the official language of Cambodia.
The oldest dated inscription in Khmer was found at Angkor Borei in Takev Province south of Phnom Penh and dates from 611 AD.
Khmer also has a number of diacritics, which can change the series of the consonant or change the pronunciation of the vowel.
ikiw.net /en/Khmer_script   (307 words)

  
 Egyptian numerals - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Instances of numerals written in hieratic can be found as far back as the Early Dynastic Period.
It is often thought that hieratic script uses a different numeral system, using individual signs for the numbers 1 to 9, multiples of 10 from 10 to 90, the hundreds from 100 to 900, and the thousands from 1000 to 9000.
In the oldest hieratic texts the individual numerals are clearly written, but during the Old Kingdom a series of standardised writings were developed for sign-groups containing more than one numeral.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Egyptian_numeral   (554 words)

  
 Numerals in many different writing systems
The Urdu numerals are also known as 'East Arab' numerals and differ slightly from those used in Arabic.
The numerals 1, 2, 3, etc. are also known as Arabic numerals, or Hindu-Arabic numerals, Indian numerals, Hindu numerals, European numerals, and Western numerals.
These numerals where first used in India in about 400 BC, were later used in Persia, then were brought to Europe by the Arabs.
www.omniglot.com /language/numerals.htm   (133 words)

  
 Wikipedia: Arabic numerals - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The first mentions of the numerals in the West are found in the Codex Vigilanus of 976 [2].
The European acceptance of the numerals was accelerated by the invention of the printing press, and they became commonly known during the 15th century.
The widespread Western "Arabic numerals" used with the Latin alphabet, in the table below labelled "European", descended from the "West Arabic numerals" which were developed in al-Andalus and the Maghreb (There are two typographic styles for rendering European numerals, known as lining figures and text figures).
en.pediax.org /Arabic_numerals   (968 words)

  
 Upto11.net - Wikipedia Article for Khmer language
Khmer is one of the main Austroasiatic languages.
Khmer is somewhat unusual among its neighboring languages (Thai, Laotian and Vietnamese) in that it is not a tonal language.
Khmer numerals, very similar to Thai numerals, are used more widely than Arabic numerals.
upto11.net /generic_wiki.php?q=khmer_language   (271 words)

  
 Khmer language at AllExperts
Khmer (ភាសាខáŸ'មែរ), the language of the Khmer people of Cambodia, is one of the main Austroasiatic languages.
Khmer is somewhat unusual among its neighboring languages (Thai, Laotian and Vietnamese) in that it is not a tonal language.
Khmer is primarily an isolating language, but lexical derivation by means of prefixes and infixes is common.
en.allexperts.com /e/k/kh/khmer_language.htm   (795 words)

  
 Khmer language - RecipeFacts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Khmer is somewhat unusual among its neighboring languages (Thai, Laotian and Vietnamese) in that it is not a tonal language.
Word order in Khmer is generally Subject Verb Object.
Khmer numerals, which were inherited from Indian numerals, are used more widely than Hindu-Arabic numerals.
www.recipeland.com:8080 /facts/Khmer_language   (830 words)

  
 SEA Classifiers
Acting on the assumption that all of you are familiar with the basic use of numerals in noun phrases, I'll be surveying the syntactic structures cross-linguistically.
On the other hand, numerals are also look a lot like nouns, and are candidates for head feature N. If one has to choose a head, one might well agree with Lehman (1990) that the numeral is a better candidate.
The numeral in its full form muəy, has cliticized to the copular verb ciə  to form ciəmuəy, which is a verb meaning 'to accompany' or a preposition 'with'.
www.ericschiller.com /ling/papers/SEAclassifiers.htm   (3196 words)

  
 Cambodian View in the World View: the eyes of Khmer Scholars through Buddhism
Khmer, or Cambodian, is spoken by some 7 million people and is the official language of Cambodia where 90 percent of the population--about 6 million people--speaks it as a first or second language.
Khmer is a language that is devoid of inflection in either nouns or verbs; this type of language is sometimes referred to as isolating.
Khmer is the national and official language of Cambodia and is used in the media, taught in the schools at all levels (with some exceptions in higher educational institutions), used in government administration, in the judiciary, and in most social, everyday, contexts.
www.cambodianview.com /khmer-language.html   (1289 words)

  
 Decimal - Mirrorpedia
It is the most widely used numeral system, perhaps because a human usually has four fingers and a thumb on each hand, giving a total of ten digits over both hands.
Decimal notation is the writing of numbers in the base-ten numeral system, which uses various symbols (called digits) for ten distinct values (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9) to represent numbers.
The symbols for the digits in common use around the globe today are called Arabic numerals by Europeans and Indian numerals by Arabs, the two groups' terms both referring to the culture from which they learned the system.
www.mirrorpedia.com /wiki/Decimal   (1504 words)

  
 Hindu-Arabic numeral system - Mirrorpedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The glyphs in actual use are descended from the Brahmi numerals, and have split into various typographical variants since the Middle Ages.
These symbol sets can be divided into three main families: the West Arabic numerals used in the Maghreb and in Europe, the Eastern Arabic numerals used in Egypt and the Middle East, and the Indian numerals used in India.
These Brahmi numerals are the ancestors of the Hindu-Arabic glyphs 1 to 9, but they were not used as a positional system with a zero, and there were rather separate numerals for each of the tens (10, 20, 30, etc.).
www.mirrorpedia.com /wiki/Hindu-Arabic_numeral_system   (1095 words)

  
 Vacilando.net on Roman Numerals
Roman numerals remained in common use until about the 14th century, when they were replaced by Arabic numerals (thought to have been introduced to Europe from al-Andalus, by way of Arab traders and arithmetic treatises, around the 11th century).
The use of Roman numerals today is mostly restricted to ordinal numbers, such as volumes or chapters in a book or the numbers identifying monarchs or popes (eg.
In chemistry, Roman numerals were used to denote the group in the periodic table of the elements.
www.vacilando.net /?title=roman-numerals   (3677 words)

  
 Thai And Mandarin - Thailand Forum
Chinese and Thai are nowhere near as similar as Khmer and Thai, despite the fact that both Chinese and Thai are tonal languages.
Khmer for 'school' is /saalaa-rian/, and of course we recognize /saalaa/ from Thai ศาลา.
Khmer for 'library' is /bannaa-lai/, which actually would be perfectly understandable in Thai.
www.thaivisa.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=66048   (2791 words)

  
 Khmer alphabet
The Khmer alphabet descended from the Pallava script of India.
The Khmer alphabet does not contain a few consonant that are found in English, like the letter f or z for example.
Khmer Numerals are nearly identical to Thai numerals, but they are pronounced differently.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/k/kh/khmer_alphabet.html   (549 words)

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