Numbers in Breton

How to count in Breton, a Brythonic Celtic language spoken mainly in Brittany in the the northwest of France.

Key to abbreviations: m = masculine, f = feminine

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  Cardinal Ordinal
0 mann  
1 unan [ˈỹː.nãn] kentañ, unanvet
2 daou [dɔw] (m) div [diw] (f) daouvet (m), divet (f)
eil, eilvet
3 tri [triː] (m), teir [tɛjr] (f) trede, trivet (m), teirvet (f)
4 pevar [ˈpeːvar] (m) peder [ˈpeːdɛr] (f) pevarvet (m) pedervet (f)
5 pemp [pɛm(p)] pemp(v)et
6 c'hwec'h [xweːx] c'hwec'hvet
7 seizh [sɛjs] seizhvet
8 eizh [ɛjs] eizhvet
9 nav [naw] navet
10 dek [deːk] dekvet
11 unnek unnekvet
12 daouzek daouzekvet
13 trizek trizekvet
14 pevarzek pevarzekved
15 pemzek pemzekved
16 c'hwezek c'hwezekvet
17 seitek seitekvet
18 triwec'h triwec'hvet
19 naontek naontekvet
20 ugent [ˈyːɡẽn(t)] ugentvet
21 unan warn ugent  
22 daou warn ugent  
23 tri warn ugent  
24 pevar warn ugent  
25 pemp warn ugent  
26 c'hwec'h warn ugent  
27 seizh warn ugent  
28 eizh warn ugent  
29 nav warn ugent  
30 tregont [ˈtreːɡɔ̃n(t)] tregontvet
31 unan ha tregont  
32 daou ha tregont  
33 tri ha tregont  
34 pevar ha tregont  
35 pemp ha tregont  
36 c'hwec'h ha tregont  
37 seizh ha tregont  
38 eizh ha tregont  
39 nav ha tregont  
40 daou-ugent  
50 hanter-kant [hãn.tɛrˈkãn(t)]  
60 tri-ugent  
70 dek ha tri-ugent  
80 pevar-ugent  
90 dek ha pevar-ugent  
100 kant [kãn(t)] kantved
1000 mil [miːl] milved

Notes

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Links

Numbers in Breton
http://www.sf.airnet.ne.jp/~ts/language/number/breton.html
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Category:Breton_numerals

Numbers in Celtic languages

Proto-Celtic, Old Irish, Middle Irish, Irish, Manx, Scottish Gaelic, Gaulish, Proto-Brythonic, Cumbric, Old Welsh, Middle Welsh, Welsh, Middle Cornish, Cornish, Old Breton, Middle Breton, Breton

Numbers in other languages

Alphabetical index | Language family index

Information about Breton | Phrases | Numbers: Modern Breton, Middle Breton, Old Breton | Family words | Colours | Time | Weather words | Comparison of Celtic languages | Celtic cognates | Celtiadur | Tower of Babel | Learning materials

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