# [NTG-context] Verbose numbers in swedish

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Sat Apr 17 19:17:47 CEST 2021

```On 4/17/2021 6:50 PM, peter kvillegard wrote:
> Hi, I'm trying to get verbose numbers (i.e. "five" instead of 5) to
> work when \mainlanguage[sv] is set. I'm new to ConTeXt so I'm still
> struggling to grasp how everything fits together, but I found the
> spanish verbose numbers in core-con.lua, and added functions for
> swedish to match that which seemed relevant. I'm attaching my
> core-con.lua if that helps. (My additions start at line 1418)
>
> My question is, are there more places in other files that also need to
> be modified for this to work? If so, I would be grateful if you could
> point me in the right direction. There must be some step that I'm
> missing.
> Thank you.
>
> MWE where I expect the word "ett" instead of "1":
> \mainlanguage[sv]
> \starttext
> \convertnumber{words}{1}
> \stoptext
You have to remake the format:

context --make

(I'll check the code and add it to the distribution later).

Hans

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