from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to numeration or to numbering.
  • noun Same as classifier, 3.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to numeration.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to numeration.


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  • Eight continents range the equator at approximately equal intervals: Aimand, Shraimand, Vidamand, Minamand, Nonamand, Dronamand, Hivand and Impland, after the eight digits of the Paonese numerative system.

    The Languages of Pao Vance, Jack, 1916- 1958

  • Brahmana, the masculine numerative singular, originally denoted one who prays, a worshipper or the composer or reciter of a hymn.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II R. V. Russell

  • It is evident that the young Celestial is a thousand and ten times wrong, to use the numerative formula; but it is not for me to tell him so.

    The Adventures of a Special Correspondent Jules Verne 1866

  • This affects the private as much as the state sector - but instead of creating intellectually enabled young people, we seem intent on applying a numerative norm that does pupils few favours and encourages schools to achieve a mark rather than a standard.

    Word Magazine - Comments 2009


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