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A tale is what folks brook for telling, meting and marking. They can be written in words or tokens. There are ten tokens {0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9}, they are called fingers.

The learning of tales is called talecraft. Over the years, rimecrafter befound more knotty tales and mark them out to their marks.

Tales in Anglish[edit]

The words for tales in Anglish is the same as English, which stem from Old English. In Old English for tales past 20 were formed as in New Theedish. For example, 27 is said as seofan and twentig, which overset to English as "seven and twenty". The way we speak today, "twenty seven", is likely hefted from Frankish (vingt-sept).

Also note that tales in Old English are twelve-grounded, like all other Theedish tungs. On the other hand, Leeden tungs are ten-grounded.

The following are some names for mains of ten:

  • 1 - one
  • 10 - ten
  • 100 - one hundred
  • 1000 - one thousand
  • 1 000 000 - ten hundred thousand or thousand thousand

For tale greater than this, there are no oneread name yet in Anglish.

Main kinds of tales[edit]

Whole tales[edit]

Whole tales are what we brook for reckoning daily, such as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and so on.

There is a lot of kneating on what whole tales really are. Some folks say that 0 is a whole tale, too. Some folks say that only yeatales are whole tales, while others say that naytales are in whole tales too. English borrows a word for the names that both yeatales, naytales and naught are in, called integers.

The token for whole tales is , which come from Theedish, Zahlen, mean tales. Yeatales are spelt as , naytales are spelt as , and yeatales eke naught are spelt as .


Rodetales are tales which can be written as slivertales, which is whole tales shed by , given that is not even to 0.

Rodetales can also be written as tithes. One tenth can be spelt in tithe shape as 0.1. There is only one finger after the tithetine. Some slivertales, such as need an endless fingers after the tithetine to write them. However, these fingers have an efting onalikeness. The tale one eleventh is written in tithe shape as 0.09090909... .

An ahundred can be called a rodetales, since it can be written as slivertale and tithetale: 7% is and 0.07.


Unrodetales cannot be written as a slivertale, hence it has endless fingers after tithetine in tithe shape, and these fingers have no efting onalikeness.

Unrodetales are often found in earthcraft. Given a fouredge with edge length of 1 metre, the farness between two afore edges is the fouredge root of two, which is 1.414213... . This tale has endless fingers but cannot be written as a slivertale.


All the tales listed above are realtales. These are all the tales folks wontly brook.

Tales in thiltes[edit]

In many thiltes, folks believe that tales have more meaning other than they are. Western sitheship often see 13 as unlucky. The belief in arownlief of tales is called talelore. Although being seen as a leasewitship today, talelore shoves the forthship of Greek rimecraft, outcoming the birth of talecraft.