Numbers in Bugis (Basa Ugi / ᨅᨔ ᨕᨘᨁᨗ)

Information about counting in Bugis or Buginese, a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken mainly in South Sulawesi in Indonesia

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
0 nol
1 seddi
2 dua, duwa
3 téllu, tɨllu
4 eppa, ʔɨppaʔ, pata
5 lima
6 énnéng, ɨnniŋ
7 pitu
8 arua, ařwa (10 – 2)
9 asera, aseřa (10 – 1)
10 séppulo, sɨppulo
11 séppulo seddi, sɨppulo seddi
12 séppulo dua, sɨppulo duwa
13 séppulo téllu, sɨppulo tɨllu
14 séppulo eppa, sɨppulo ʔɨppaʔ
15 séppulo lima, sɨppulo lima
16 séppulo énnéng, sɨppulo ɨnniŋ
17 séppulo pitu, sɨppulo pitu
18 séppulo arua, sɨppulo ařwa
19 séppulo asera, sɨppulo aseřa
20 duappulo
21 duappulo seddi
22 duappulo dua, duappulo duwa,
23 duappulo tɨllu
24 duappulo ʔɨppaʔ
25 duappulo lima
26 duappulo ɨnniŋ
27 duappulo pitu
28 duappulo arua, duappulo ařwa,
29 duappulo asera, duappulo aseřa
30 tɨllupulo
40 patapulo, patappulo
50 limapulo, limappulo
60 ɨnniŋppulo, ɨnniŋpulona
70 pitupulo
80 aruapolona, ařwapulona
90 aserapulona, aseřapulona
100 seřahus, siratu
152 siratu limapulo dua
200 duařahus, duaratu
289 duaratu aruapulo asera
1,000 sebbu, sisɨbu, sisɨbbu
1,541 si sebbu lima ratu patapulo seddi
2,000 duasɨbu, duasɨbbu
10,000 silasa
100,000 sikɨti
1,000,000 juta
100,000,000 milliyar, milliyare

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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Information about numbers in Bugis

Information about Bugis | Bilang-bilang script | Numbers | Tower of Babel

Numbers in Malayo-Polynesian languages

Ambel, Araki, Balinese, Banjarese, Batak (Toba), Batuley, Biak, Bugis, Chamorro, Dhao, Ende-Li'o, Hawu, Iban, Indonesian, Javanese, Kambera, Kembayan, Kei, Madurese, Malagasy, Malay, Manggarainese, Minangkabau, Moma-Kulawi, Motu, Ngadha, Paku, Rongga, Selaru, Sumbawa, Sundanese, Tado-Lindu, Wamesa, Wandamen, Yakan

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