Chrau numbers

How to count in Chrau, a member of the Bahnaric branch of the Austroasiatic language family spoken in southern Vietnam.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 muôi di muôi
2 var di var
3 pe di pe
4 puôn di puôn
5 prăm di prăm
6 prau di prau
7 pŏh di pŏh
8 pham di pham
9 sưn di sưn
10 mât di mât
11 mât muôi  
12 mât var  
13 mât pe  
14 mât puôn  
15 mât prăm  
16 mât prau  
17 mât pŏh  
18 mât pham  
19 mât sưn  
20 var jât  
21 var jât muôi  
22 var jât var  
23 var jât pe  
24 var jât puôn  
25 var jât prăm  
26 var jât prau  
27 var jât pŏh  
28 var jât pham  
29 var jât sưn  
30 pe jât  
40 puôn jât  
50 prăm jât  
60 prau jât  
70 pŏh jât  
80 pham jât  
90 sưn jât  
100 (du) rayĕng  
101 du rayĕng muôi  
102 du rayĕng var  
110 du rayĕng mât  
111 du rayĕng mât muôi  
121 du rayĕng var jât muôi  
200 var rayĕng  
300 pe rayĕng  
400 puôn rayĕng  
500 prăm rayĕng  
600 prau rayĕng  
700 pŏh rayĕng  
800 pham rayĕng  
900 sưn rayĕng  
1,000 (du) ravu, ngan  
1,001 du ravu muôi  
1,101 du ravu du rayĕng muôi  
1,121 du ravu du rayĕng var jât muôi  
2,000 var ravu  
3,000 pe ravu  
4,000 puôn ravu  
5,000 prăm ravu  
6,000 prau ravu  
7,000 pŏh ravu  
8,000 pham ravu  
9,000 sưn ravu  
10,000 mât ravu  

Ordinal numerals add di before the number: di muôi = first.

Source: David Dunton Thomas. Chrau Grammar. A Mon-Khmer Language of Vietnam. University of Pennsylvania, 1967.

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