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What is a distributive numeral?

 

Definition
 

A distributive numeral is a numeral which expresses a group of the number specified.

Examples (English)
 
  • By the dozen
  • In pairs
Generic
  A distributive numeral is a kind of
 
Source
 

Pei and Gaynor 1954 59


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