Ancient Numbers: Count to Ten
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2002-12-24 00:00
Amaze your friends by counting to ten in Old Icelandic or any of dozens of ancient languages! On his website, Joseph Greenberg has listed the words for the numbers one through ten in many ancient and proto-languages. The list includes European, African and Asian languages such as Old Nubian, Mongol, Gothic, Hittite and many more.