How to count in Chichewa (Chicheŵa), a Bantu language spoken in Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Eswatini and Bostwana.
Numbers in Chichewa take different suffixes depending on what you're counting. For example, one child is mwana mmodzi, one book = buku limodzi, and one time = nthawi imodzi
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|6||-sanu ndi -modzi||-chisanu ndi chimodzi|
|7||-sanu ndi -wiri||-chisanu ndi chiwiri|
|8||-sanu ndi -tatu||-chisanu ndi chitatu|
|9||-sanu ndi -nayi||-chisanu ndi chinayi|
|11||khumi ndi m'modzi||-chikhumi ndi chimodzi|
|12||khumi ndi mphambu ziwiri||-khumi ndi chiwiri|
|13||khumi ndi mphambu zitatu|
|14||khumi ndi -nayi|
|15||khumi ndi -sanu|
|16||khumi ndi mphambu zisanu ndi imodzi|
|17||khumi ndi mphambu zisanu ndi ziwiri|
|18||khumi ndi mphambu zisanu ndi zitatu|
|19||humi ndi zisanu ndi mphambu zinayi|
|60||akumi asanu ndi limodzi|
|70||mmi asanu ndi awiri|
|80||makumi asanu ndi atatu|
|90||makumi asanu ndi anayi|
|1,000,000||nambala ya maziro asanu ndi limodzi|
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