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"One hundred and fifty-eight"

Translation:Yüz elli sekiz

3 years ago

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Does "elli" has something related to "el" as a full hand ?

3 years ago

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Nişanyan's etymological dictionary says that Old Turkish for "hand" was "elig" and Old Turkish for "forty" was "elig, ellig" and links the two with "=?".

So it's possible that the two are related.

3 years ago