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What is a multiplicative numeral?

 

Definition
 

A multiplicative numeral is a numeral that expresses how many fold or how many times.

Examples (English)
 
  • once
  • twice
  • thrice
Generic
  A multiplicative numeral is a kind of
 
Sources
 

Pei and Gaynor 1954 149

 

Hartmann and Stork 1972 147


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