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  Number - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A number is an abstract entity that represents a count or measurement.
The arithmetical operations of numbers, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, are generalized in the branch of mathematics called abstract algebra, the study of abstract number systems such as groups, rings and fields.
This number is denoted by i, a symbol assigned by Leonhard Euler.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Number   (3745 words)

 List of numbers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A prime number is a positive integer greater than one whose only positive divisors are one and itself.
A perfect number is an integer which is the sum of its positive proper divisors (all divisors except itself).
This is a table of English names for positive rational numbers less than 1.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_numbers   (833 words)

 Chinese language - Gurupedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
It is therefore the common Chinese language (as these are often called) that is the language of government, of the media, and of instruction in schools.
This complexity is compounded by the fact that the numerous variations of spoken Chinese have gone through centuries of evolution since at least the late-Han dynasty.
Old Chinese, sometimes known as 'Archaic Chinese', was the language common during the early and middle Zhou Dynasty (11th to 7th centuries B.C.), texts of which include inscriptions on bronze artifacts, the poetry of the Shijing, the history of the Shujing, and portions of the Yijing (I Ching).
www.gurupedia.com /c/ch/chinese_language.htm   (3302 words)

 Papuan Languages of New Guinea
One Papuan language is spoken in the eastern Torres Straits.
Although less is known about Papuan languages than about those belonging to the Austronesian and Australian families, linguists have identified a number of distinct genetic groups, referred to as phyla.
Tok Pisin is an English-based creole spoken as a first language by 121,000 and as a second language by 4 million speakers.
www.nvtc.gov /lotw/months/june/papuanLanguages.html   (475 words)

 Numbers in Over 5000 Languages
Their ears may not be attuned to the language; or there may be dialectal variation, or even sound change.
For non-African languages, a macron indicates length and is indicated :.
Number of speakers is one of the least interesting attributes of a language; but there are so many languages here that some highlighting of the most common ones seems necessary.
www.zompist.com /numbers.shtml   (926 words)

 Dan's coding practice area, simple programs in various different programming languages
The pointer rptr is initialized to point to the beginning of the state array, while the initial location pointed to by fptr varies according to the size of the state array (for the default state array size of 128 bytes, andstate[3] is used).
However, Ruby uses a variant released on 2002/2/10 that is potentially faster on some platforms, but it has been reported to be slower on Pentium 4 systems.
In Guile, an implementation of Scheme targeted as being an "extension language" (/embedded scripting language) for other applications, random numbers are generated using a Multiply with Carry generator.
cer.freeshell.org /renma/LibraryRandomNumber   (3149 words)

 World Languages Quizzes and Trivia -- World's Largest Trivia Site!
Almost all languages from English to Hindi are descended from a dead language referred to as 'Proto-Indo-European' or PIE.
I will give you numbers in various PIE-descended languages and you try to guess which number it is. Have fun.
Romance languages are the languages descended from Latin, the language of ancient Romans.
www.funtrivia.com /quizzes/world/world_languages.html   (966 words)

 Mathematics Archives - Numbers
In the section on applications there are a number of interactive programs that convert rationals (or quadratic irrationals) into a simple continued fraction, as well as the converse.
All numbers are not created equal; that certain constants appear at all and then echo throughout mathematics, in seemingly independent ways, is a source of fascination.
A prime k-tuplet is a sequence of consecutive prime numbers {p1, p2,..., pk} such that, in some sense, pk - p1 is as small as possible.
archives.math.utk.edu /subjects/numbers.html   (1310 words)

 various - OneLook Dictionary Search
Example: "Animals as various as the jaguar and the cavy and the sloth"
Phrases that include various: abacus in various number systems, common phrases in various languages, list of numbers in various languages, list of numbers in various lanugages, name of china in various languages, more...
Words similar to various: assorted, diverse, respective, several, variousness, versatile, sundry, more...
www.onelook.com /?w=various&ls=a   (232 words)

 Australian languages
The best collection of links relating to Australian languages is in the WWW VL - Aboriginal Languages of Australia, and includes for instance the AIATSIS Aboriginal Studies Electronic Data Archive (ASEDA) catalogue (note supplement).
Autumn 2006 LAGB Language Tutorial, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 30th August to 2nd September: Iwaidja, given by Professor Nick Evans (University of Melbourne), who also delivers The Henry Sweet Lecture 2006: 'The pleasures and pains of careful articulation: stable nasal-stop clusters in Australian languages as a typological conundrum'
Numbers in Various Languages: numbers from 1 to 10 in over 2,400 languages.
www.anu.edu.au /linguistics/nash/aust   (553 words)

 Dog Name Idea
Something that came to mind one day when thinking of dog name ideas is picking dog names from numbers in foreign languages.
A name like "Roku" is cool and unless someone spoke Japanese they would have a clue that it is a number.
I found some good sites with listings of numbers in various languages and you don't have to worry about the meanings cause you will already know.
www.seefido.com /html/dog_name_idea.htm   (89 words)

 Times of Oman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Ajith, who has played the keyboards in a number of songs in Malayalam movies, said he observed her talent and grasping power when she started singing a variety of songs just by listening to them from a tape recorder at a very young age.
She has already attempted to enter the Guinness Book of World Records by singing 20 numbers in various languages at a function in Thodupuzha in Kerala.
Besides, Alka has been staging several shows in various regional TV programmes and has won accolades from music lovers across the country and abroad, he said.
www.timesofoman.com /print.asp?newsid=22974   (349 words)

The kanji "are organized according to the syllabi for Levels 4, 3 and 2 of that test." The JLPT Level 1 kanji is to be added in the future.
Resources on Latin texts, culture and history, language study and teaching, and literature in Latin and in translation.
115 languages are listed alphabetically, and under each language the user will find newsgroups, mailing lists, fonts (to help the user display and/or write non-English fonts on their computers), and links relating to that given language.
www.ccm.edu /library/subweb_languages.htm   (1778 words)

 Foreign Languages Help Prepare You For Various Careers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Combining languages with the study of business can help prepare the student for jobs in foreign commerce, including banking, marketing, import-export, purchasing, finance, advertising, consulting, etc. Combining language with law studies could lead to a career in international law.
Included among the numerous professions in which a knowledge of foreign languages can be helpful are the following: government service, social work, architecture, engineering, journalism, public relations, library service, archaeology, philosophy, medicine, the travel industry, telecommunications, music, theater, and research scholarship.
At Ball State, the Department of Telecommunications recognizes the extreme importance of foreign language study and requires a two-year foreign language component of all its majors.
www.bsu.edu /languages/article/0,1384,22954-4000-6856,00.html   (176 words)

(See English plural.) In many other languages, for example German, Romance languages, and Esperanto, articles and adjectives also inflect for plurality.
In some languages including Biblical Hebrew and Inuktitut there is also a dual number (two objects).
Furthermore, many languages (such as all members of the (such as all members of CJK) do not have any significant grammatical number at all.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/pl/Plural.html   (200 words)

 Languages Quizzes and Trivia -- FunTrivia
There are a number of words which start with "Q" and are not followed by "U".
Spanish is one of the languages that come from Latin.
This quiz deals with the official language(s) of various countries around the world.
www.funtrivia.com /dir/50.html   (1015 words)

 Re: Quantity expressed as a number to its verbal form (Spanish).
Tue, Aug 30 2005 3:58 AM There are various Lingua::*::Number Perl modules on CPAN to translate numbers into various languages.
What is interesting is that in Dutch (and German too) we reverse numbers between 20 and 100 (between ten and 20 they are all exceptions), so instead of saying "forty-two", we say "two and forty" (twee en veertig).
Tue, Aug 30 2005 7:36 AM If you want to make a truely global system, you should be aware that not all languages use groups of three digits in their numbering systems.
channel9.msdn.com /ShowPost.aspx?PostID=106345   (1186 words)

 SAPL: Websites - Languages
Agora Language Marketplace - Offers a monthly newsletter on the topics of language learning and related products, lists of publishers of foreign language and language learning materials, links to language schools and study abroad programs.
Ethnologue, Languages of the World - Statistics on all of the world’s languages.
Portuguese Language - History and distribution of the Portuguese language.
www.sanantonio.gov /library/web/languages.asp   (473 words)

 Aboriginal Languages of Australia
Elwyn Flint conducted language surveys throughout Queensland in the 1960s, and made recordings and notes in the Garawa area.
Numbers in languages around the world; includes several Australian languages.
Marked-up wordlist of the Pitta Pitta language of the Boulia area of Queensland.
www.dnathan.com /VL/eMUcat_2.htm   (665 words)

 Department of Languages
The Clemson Language Total Immersion Program is an on-campus language institute that was designed to enhance the language skills and cultural knowledge of both students and working professionals.
The Department of Languages offers an exciting one-week language summer camp for students who will be entering Grade 5 or 6.
Students will practice basic conversations, study several vocabularies (numbers, colors, clothes, animals, etc.), make arts and crafts, watch entertaining videos in the target languages, learn about the cultural diversity of the countries, and will play games to reinforce their knowledge of the languages.
www.clemson.edu /caah/languages/programs   (281 words)

 Tucows Downloads - Num-Num 1.00P Freeware Software
The languages that are included are English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Dutch.
If you have always wanted to start learning a new language, this is the ideal application to start with.
Enter a number (numeric) and tap on "convert" to show you how it should be spelled and written in one of four ways: cardinal, money, year or ordinal.
www.tucows.com /preview/78987   (199 words)

 Foreign Language Lesson Plans and Resources for Teachers
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is the professional association that represents teachers of all languages at all educational levels.
The site is designed to help Foreign Language classroom teachers adapt and use communications technology in their K-12 classrooms and to design and share ideas with others.
Funded by the Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning and the University of Chicago, the site is designed to bring together a wide variety of the available texts, news, images, information and other resources available through World Wide Web to render them both accessible and useful to foreign language teachers and their students.
www.csun.edu /~hcedu013/eslsp.html   (4144 words)

 Links of Interest
Browse the Country Indexes to find the languages in which you are interested, and follow the links to available publications.
For information on dictionaries and other learning aids for some of the languages of North America, see The Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas.
Awabe: an electronic database and guide to the history, culture and language of the Aboriginal peoples of the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie region of NSW
www.ethnologue.com /ethno_docs/links.asp   (283 words)

 Bishounen Bunker - Series - Gundam Wing
Newcomers to the fandom can become confused in regards to the numbers that are used.
Briefly, the Gundam Pilots have names associated with numbers in various languages.
Duo (2) and Quatre (4) are probably the easiest to recognize, but spend a little time in the fandom, and you'll soon become familiar with the numbered coding system.
www.bishounenbunker.com /gwindex.html   (304 words)

 Programming Language Usage Graph   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Below is the past usage of top computer languages from Sept 2000 to Feb 2006, as defined by statistics on open-source projects at SourceForge.
Granted, this does not necessarily correspond to the "real usage out there" (whatever that means) which I don't know how to get.
Very different numbers can be obtained by looking at source lines of code in a large software distribution such as RedHat7.1:
www.cs.berkeley.edu /~flab/languages.html   (98 words)

 State of Indigenous Languages in Australia - 2001: Contents
Chart 1: Indigenous language speakers as percentage of Indigenous population, Canada
The Commonwealth will not be liable for any loss or damage occasioned directly or indirectly through the use of, or reliance on, the contents of this document.
McConvell, P. and Thieberger N. 2001, State of Indigenous languages in Australia - 2001, Australia State of the Environment Second Technical Paper Series (Natural and Cultural Heritage), Department of the Environment and Heritage, Canberra.
www.deh.gov.au /soe/techpapers/languages/index.html   (883 words)

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