Numbers in Beami

How to count in Beami, a Bosavi language spoken in the Western Province in the southwest of Papua New Guinea. These numbers are based on body parts. For example, 1 means "little finger, 2 means "ring finger", 3 means "middle finger" and so on.

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Numeral Cardinal
1 age
2 ageadu
3 osoda
4 biadu
5 bi
6 gafe
7 lobofasele
8 godo
9 sesege
10 nabu
11 gida, hu
12 fago
13 galo
14 gehe, aida
15 ba:
16 si
17 halida
18 lai si
19 lai ba:
20 lai gehe, lai aida
21 lai galo
22 lai fago
23 lai gida, hu
24 lai nabu
25 lai sesege
26 lai godo
27 lai lobofasele
28 lai gafe
29 lai bi
30 lai biadu
31 lai osoda
32 lai ageadu
33 lai age

Source: https://lingweb.eva.mpg.de/channumerals/Beami.htm

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