Numbers in Balantak

How to count in Balantak (wurung Balantak), a Celebic language spoken on in Banggai Regnecy of Sulawesi in Indonesia.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 isa' tumbena
2 rua' ko-rua'-na
3 tolu' ko-tolu'-na
4 paat ko-paat-na
5 lima' ko-lima'-na
6 noom ko-noom-na
7 pitu' ko-pitu'-no
8 walu' ko-walu'-na
9 sio' ko-sio'-na
10 som-pulo' ko-som-pulo'-na
11 som-pulo' sa'angu' ko-som-pulo'-na sa'angu'
12 som-pulo' rua' ko-som-pulo'-na rua'
13 som-pulo' tolu' ko-som-pulo'-na tolu'
14 som-pulo' paat ko-som-pulo'-na paat
15 som-pulo' lima' ko-som-pulo'-na lima'
16 som-pulo' noom ko-som-pulo'-na noom
17 som-pulo' pitu' ko-som-pulo'-na pitu'
18 som-pulo' walu' ko-som-pulo'-na walu'
19 som-pulo' sio' ko-som-pulo'-na sio'
20 ruam-pulo' ko-ruam-pulo'-na
21 ruam-pulo' sa'angu'
rumapulo' ka' sa'angu'
22 ruam-pulo' rua'
rumapulo' (ka') rurua'
23 ruam-pulo' tolu'
rumapulo' (ka') totolu'
24 ruam-pulo' paat
rumapulo' (ka') papaat
25 ruam-pulo' lima'
rumapulo' (ka') lilima'
26 ruam-pulo' noom
rumapulo' (ka') nonoom
27 ruam-pulo' pitu'
rumapulo' (ka') pipitu'
28 ruam-pulo' walu'
rumapulo' (ka') wawalu'
29 ruam-pulo' sio'
rumapulo' (ka') sisio'
30 tolum-pulo'
40 patom-pulo'
50 limam-pulo'
60 nomom-pulo'
70 pitum-pulo'
80 walum-pulo'
90 siom-pulo'
100 sa'-atu
200 rua' atu
300 tolu'
400 paat atu
500 lima' atu
600 noom atu
700 pitu' atu
800 walu' atu
900 sio' atu
1,000 so-loloon
2,000 rua' loloon
3,000 tolu' loloon

Source: A grammar of Balantak a language of Eastern Sulawesi, by René van den Berg and Robert L. Busenitz.

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