CLA 30 - Unit Nine What Number, Please? Today: The...

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Unit Nine What Number, Please?
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Today: The penultimate quiz penultimate < Latin paena + ultimus Cf. peninsula Friday: The ultimate quiz
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Latin Cardinal Numbers {semi} = half, partially (semifinals / semis, semiannual, semi-retired, semi-nude, semi) {uni} = 1 (uniform / unanimous / unicycle / univira ) [ unus, una, unum ] I {du}, {bi} = 2 (dual / duel / duet / duplicate / bilingual / bicycle / biennial / biweekly/ bilateral bigamy / bisexual / bi) [ duo, duae, duo ] II {tri} = 3 (tricycle / triangle / triad) [ tres, tria ] III {quadru / quadri / quadr} = 4 (quadruple / quadrangle / quadrupeds) IV [ quattuor ] {quinqu / quinque } = 5 (quinquefoliate) V
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biscuit < ME < MF < Latin bis (“twice”) + coquo, coquere, coxi, coctum (“to cook”)
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{ sex } = 6 (sextet / sexdigital / sexagenarian) VI {sept / septem } = 7 (septet / septuagint / September) VII {ginta} = X 10 { octo / octi} = 8 (octet / October) VIII {nov / novem } = 9 (November / novena)
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2011 for the course CLA CLA 30 taught by Professor Albu during the Winter '10 term at UC Davis.

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CLA 30 - Unit Nine What Number, Please? Today: The...

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