yksi kaksi kolme neljä viisi ....
Recognize this: an-zel, ip-zel, is-zel, miņip-zel, kiok-zel, ipzok-zel, kilix-zel, pak-zel, okoņ-zel, al'ek-zel?
Mark Rosenfelder, a software architect in the Chicago area, created this massive data base. it is offered at no cost via his website Zompist.com, also called The Metaverse. Rosenfelder is a "conlanger," or a person who invents constructed languages. In turn, his website, along with extensive essays on comics, politics, language, and science, includes Rosenfelder's special conworld, Almea.
In word form, it is the counting numbers one - ten in the South Amerindian language Cholona. See the patterns involved? Any idea what the word for eleven would be?
Now consider Numbers from 1 to 10 in Over 5000 Languages. If you have an interest in numbers and other cultures, you can spend a great amount of time exploring this resource....focusing on two languages a week, your exploration should last about 50 years! Plus, many informative links are included.