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in reply to When I count, I think of numbers as...

Am I too much of a math geek if I think of numbers as arbitrary objects, sets, functions, or variables? I guess "scalar" is the closest answer to that of the available choices...

("Sure, two plus two is four for standard values of two and four, and standard real number addition, but if two and four were operations and plus were function composition...")


"In adjectives, with the addition of inflectional endings, a changeable long vowel (Qamets or Tsere) in an open, propretonic syllable will reduce to Vocal Shewa. This type of change occurs when the open, pretonic syllable of the masculine singular adjective becomes propretonic with the addition of inflectional endings."  — Pratico & Van Pelt, BBHG, p68