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  1. sortalnoun

    A type of universal that defines a particular sort of object

  2. sortaladjective

    Of or pertaining to a sort

  3. sortaladjective

    Having the character of a sortal

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sortaladjective

    A word formed by Locke, but not yet received. As things are ranked under names, into sorts of species only as they agree to certain abstract ideas, the essence of each sort comes to be nothing but that idea which the sortal, if I may so call it from sort, as I do general from genus, name stands for. John Locke

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sortaladjective

    pertaining to a sort


  1. Sortal

    A sortal is something that takes numerical modifiers. There is disagreement about the exact definition of the term as well as whether the term is applied to linguistic things, abstract entities, or psychological entities,.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sortal in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sortal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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