Big Numbas numbers

How to count in Big Numbas (V’ënen Taut), an Oceanic language spoken in Pentecost Island in Vanuatu.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 i-sət, i-amək
2 ru’
3 i-tl nitla
4 i-v’a niv’a
5 i-ləm’ nilm’a
6 i-ləmsei
7 i-saru
8 i-satl
9 i-sav’et
10 sə-nal, i-nal
11 inal dəman iamək
12 inal dəman ru’
13 inal dəman i-tl
14 inal dəman i-v’a
15 inal dəman i-ləm’
16 inal dəman i-ləmsei
17 inal dəman i-saru
18 inal dəman i-satl
19 inal dəman i-sav’et
20 inelru
30 ineltl
40 inelv’a
50 inell’əm’
60 inelləm’sei
70 inelsaru
80 inelsatl
90 inelsav’et
100 inelnal

Source: Big Numbas Grammar by G.J Fox (PDF)

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