Numbers in Abui

How to count in Abui (Abui tanga), a Trans-New Guinea language spoken on the Alor Archipelago in East Nusa Tenggara province in eastern Indonesia.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 nuku he-teitu
2 ayoku he-ayoku
3 sua he-sua
4 buti he-buti
5 yeting he-yeting
6 talaama he-talaama
7 yetingayoku (5+2) he-yetingayoku
8 yetingsua (5+3) he-yetingsua
9 yetingbuti (5+4) he-yetingbuti
10 karnuku he-karnuku
11 karnuku wal nuku  
12 karnuku wal ayoku  
13 karnuku wal sua  
14 karnuku wal buti  
15 karnuku wal yeting  
16 karnuku wal talaama  
17 karnuku wal yetingayoku  
18 karnuku wal yetingsua  
19 karnuku wal yetingbuti  
20 kar-ayoku  
21 kar-ayoku wal nuku  
22 kar-ayoku wal ayoku  
23 kar-ayoku wal sua  
24 kar-ayoku wal buti  
25 kar-ayoku wal yeting  
26 kar-ayoku wal talaama  
27 kar-ayoku wal yetingayoku  
28 kar-ayoku wal yetingsua  
29 kar-ayoku wal yetingbuti  
30 kar-sua  
40 kar-buti  
50 kar-yeting  
60 kar-talaama  
70 kar-yetingayoku  
80 kar-yetingsua  
90 kar-yetingbuti  
100 aisaha nuku  
200 aisaha ayoku  
300 aisaha sua  
400 aisaha buti  
500 aisaha yeting  
600 aisaha talaama  
700 aisaha yetingayoku  
800 aisaha yetingsua  
900 aisaha yetingbuti  
1,000 rifi nuku  
2,000 rifi ayoku  
3,000 rifi sua  
4,000 rifi buti  
5,000 rifi yeting  
6,000 rifi talaama  
7,000 rifi yetingayoku  
8,000 rifi yetingsua  
9,000 rifi yetingbuti  
10,000 rifi karnuku  
1,000,000 rat nuku  



Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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