Apma numbers

How to count in Apma, a member of the Oceanic branch of the Malayo-Polynesian language family spoken in Pentecost Island in Vanuatu.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 bwaleh vaawonan
2 karu karuan
3 katsil katsilan
4 kavet kavetan
5 kalim kaliman
6 labwaleh labwalehan
7 laviru laviruan
8 labtsil labtsilan
9 labet labetan
10 sangwul sangwulan
11 sangwul vebnan bwaleh sangwul vebnan bwalehan
12 sangwul vebnan karu sangwul vebnan karuan
13 sangwul vebnan katsil sangwul vebnan katsilan
14 sangwul vebnan kavet sangwul vebnan kavetan
15 sangwul vebnan kalim sangwul vebnan kaliman
16 sangwul vebnan labwaleh sangwul vebnan labwalehan
17 sangwul vebnan laviru sangwul vebnan laviruan
18 sangwul vebnan labtsil sangwul vebnan labtsilan
19 sangwul vebnan labet sangwul vebnan labetan
20 ngawul karu, ngaul karu ngawul karuan
21 ngawul karu vebnan bwaleh ngawul karu vebnan bwalehan
22 ngawul karu vebnan karu ngawul karu vebnan karuan
23 ngawul karu vebnan katsil ngawul karu vebnan katsilan
24 ngawul karu vebnan kavet ngawul karu vebnan kavetan
25 ngawul karu vebnan kalim ngawul karu vebnan kaliman
26 ngawul karu vebnan labwaleh ngawul karu vebnan labwalehan
27 ngawul karu vebnan laviru ngawul karu vebnan laviruan
28 ngawul karu vebnan labtsil ngawul karu vebnan labtsilan
29 ngawul karu vebnan labet ngawul karu vebnan labetan
30 ngawul katsil, ngaul katsil ngawul katsilan
31 ngawul katsil vebnan bwaleh ngawul katsil vebnan bwalehan
40 ngawul kavet, ngaul kavet ngawul kavetan
50 ngawul kalim, ngaul kalim ngawul kaliman
60 ngawul labwaleh, ngaul labwaleh ngawul labwalehan
70 ngawul laviru, ngaul laviru ngawul laviruan
80 ngawul labtsil, ngaul labtsil ngawul labtsilan
90 ngawul labet, ngaul labet ngawul labetan
100 ngawul sangwul, ngaul sangwul ngawul sangwulan
101 ngawul sangwul vebnan bwaleh ngawul sangwul vebnan bwalehan
110 ngawul sangwul vebnan sangwul ngawul sangwul vebnan sangwulan
200 ngawul sangwul va karu ngawul sangwul va karuan
201 ngawul sangwul va karu bi bwaleh ngawul sangwul va karu bi bwalehan
300 ngawul sangwul va katsil ngawul sangwul va katsilan
400 ngawul sangwul va kavet ngawul sangwul va kavetan
500 ngawul sangwul va kalim ngawul sangwul va kaliman
600 ngawul sangwul va labwaleh ngawul sangwul va labwalehan
700 ngawul sangwul va laviru ngawul sangwul va laviruan
800 ngawul sangwul va labtsil ngawul sangwul va labtsilan
900 ngawul sangwul va labet ngawul sangwul va labetan
1,000 ngawul sangwul va sangwul ngawul sangwul va sangwulan
once va bwaleh  
twice va karu  


Information about Apma numerals

Information provided by Wolfgang Kuhl

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Numbers in Oceanic languages

Ahamb, Apma, Avava, Babatana, Bariai, Big Numbas, Bola, Cheke Holo, Daakaka, Dorig, Fijian, Hiw, Hoava, Kara, Kokota, Kove, Lakon, Lewo, Lote, Lo-Toga, Manam, Maskelynes, Mavea, Mussau-Emira, Mwotlap, Nafsan, Nahavaq, Namakura, Nduke, Neve‘ei, North Efate, Nume, Paama, Papapana, Rotuman, Roviana, Siar, Sio, Sobei, Sursurunga, Tigak, Tamambo, Ubir, Ughele, Vitu

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