Numbers in Cheke Holo

How to count in Cheke Holo, an Oceanic language spoken on Santa Isabel Island in Isabel Province of the Solomon Islands.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
0 jero
1 kaisei ulu-lahu
2 phei fa-peia
3 thilo fa-thilo
4 fati fa-fati
5 ḡlima fa-lima
6 namno fa-namno
7 fitu fa-fitu
8 nhana fa-hana
9 nheva fa-heva
10 nabotho fa-botho
11 nabotho kaisei
12 nabotho phei
13 nabotho thilo
14 nabotho fati
15 nabotho ḡlima
16 nabotho namno
17 nabotho fitu
18 nabotho nhana
19 nabotho nheva
20 varadaki
21 varadaki kaisei
22 varadaki phei
23 varadaki thilo
24 varadaki fati
25 varadaki ḡlima
26 varadaki namno
27 varadaki fitu
28 varadaki nhana
29 varadaki nheva
30 thilofulu
40 phiatutu
50 ḡlima salei
60 namno salei
70 fitu salei
80 nhana salei
90 nheva salei
100 ḡobi
200 phei ḡobi
300 thilo ḡobi
400 fati ḡobi
500 ḡlima ḡobi
600 namno ḡobi
700 fitu ḡobi
800 nhana ḡobi
900 nheva ḡobi
1,000 (kaisei) thoga
2,000 phei thoga
3,000 thilo thoga
4,000 fati thoga
5,000 ḡlima thoga
6,000 namno thoga
7,000 fitu thoga
8,000 nhana thoga
9,000 nheva thoga
10,000 nabotho thoga
1,000,000 mola

Source: Frederick Alvin Boswell. A Grammar of Cheke Holo. Utrecht, The Netherlands, 2018.

Information about Cheke Holo numerals: https://lingweb.eva.mpg.de/channumerals/Cheke-Holo.htm

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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