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What Happens When A Language Has No Numbers?
The Pirahã people of Brazil's northwestern jungles speak a language with no words for integers and only three that express quantity in even vague terms. How do they count, or even ask for three of something instead of two or one? The answer is difficult for us even to comprehend. Slate 10/16/13
Posted October 17, 2013 12:55 AM




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