Numbers in Coptic

How to count in Coptic (ⲘⲉⲧⲢⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ), an Egyptian language descended from Ancient Egyptian and used by Coptic Christians in Egypt.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 (ⲁ/ⲁϯ) ⲟⲩⲁ (oua) (m)
ⲟⲩⲉⲓ (ouei) (f)
ϩⲟⲩⲓⲧ (houit) (m)
ϩⲟⲩⲓϯ (houiti) (f)
2 (ⲃ/ⲃϯ) ⲥⲛⲁⲩ (snau) (m)
ⲥⲛ̄ⲧⲉ (snte) (f)
ⲙⲁϩ ⲥⲛⲁⲩ (mah snau)
3 (ⲅ/ⲅϯ) ϣⲟⲙⲛ̄ⲧ (šomnt) (m)
ϣⲟⲙⲧⲉ (šomte) (f)
ⲙⲁϩ ϣⲟⲙⲛ̄ⲧ (mah šomnt)
4 (ⲇ/ⲇϯ) ϥⲧⲟⲟⲩ (ftoou) (m)
ϥⲧⲟ (fto), ϥⲧⲟⲉ (ftoe) (f)
ⲙⲁϩ ϥⲧⲟⲟⲩ (mah ftoou)
5 (ⲉ/ⲉϯ) ϯⲟⲩ (tiou) (m)
ϯ (ti), ϯⲉ (tie) (f)
ⲙⲁϩ ϯⲟⲩ (mah tiou)
6 (ⲋ/ⲋϯ) ⲥⲟⲟⲩ (soou) (m)
ⲥⲟ (so) ⲥⲟⲉ (soe) (f)
ⲙⲁϩ ⲥⲟⲟⲩ (mah soou)
7 (ⲍ/ⲍϯ) ϣⲁϣϥ̄ (šašf) (m)
ϣⲁϣϥⲉ (šašfe) (f)
ⲙⲁϩ ϣⲁϣϥ̄ (mah šašf)
8 (ⲏ/ⲏϯ) ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ (šmoun) (m)
ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛⲉ (šmoune) (f)
ⲙⲁϩ ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ (mah šmoun)
9 (ⲑ/ⲑϯ) ⲯⲓⲥ (psis) (m)
ⲯⲓⲧⲉ (psite) (f)
ⲙⲁϩ ⲯⲓⲥ (mah psis)
10 (ⲓ/ⲓϯ) ⲙⲏⲧ (mēt) (m)
ⲙⲏⲧⲉ (mēte) (f)
11 (ⲓⲁ) ⲙⲏⲧⲟⲩⲁ (mētoua)
12 (ⲓⲃ) ⲙⲏⲧⲥⲛⲁⲩ (mētsnau)
13 (ⲓⲅ) ⲙⲏⲧϣⲟⲙⲛ̄ⲧ (mētšomnt)
14 (ⲓⲇ) ⲙⲏⲧϥⲧⲟⲟⲩ (mētftoou)
15 (ⲓⲉ) ⲙⲏⲧϯⲟⲩ (mēttiou)
16 (ⲓⲋ) ⲙⲏⲧⲥⲟⲟⲩ (mētsoou)
17 (ⲓⲍ) ⲙⲏⲧϣⲁϣϥ̄ (mētšašf)
18 (ⲓⲏ) ⲙⲏⲧϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ (mētšmoun)
19 (ⲓⲑ) ⲙⲏⲧⲯⲓⲥ (mētpsis)
20 (ⲕ) ϫⲟⲩⲱⲧ (jouōt) (m)
ϫⲟⲩⲱⲧⲉ (jouōte) (f)
21 (ⲕⲁ) ϫⲟⲩⲱⲧⲟⲩⲁ (jouōtoua)
22 (ⲕⲃ) ϫⲟⲩⲱⲧⲥⲛⲁⲩ (jouōtsnau)
23 (ⲕⲅ) ϫⲟⲩⲱⲧϣⲟⲙⲛ̄ⲧ (jouōtšomnt)
24 (ⲕⲇ) ϫⲟⲩⲱⲧϥⲧⲟⲟⲩ (jouōtftoou)
25 (ⲕⲉ) ϫⲟⲩⲱⲧϯⲟⲩ (jouōttiou)
26 (ⲕⲋ) ϫⲟⲩⲱⲧⲥⲟⲟⲩ (jouōtsoou)
27 (ⲕⲍ) ϫⲟⲩⲱⲧϣⲁϣϥ̄ (jouōtšašf)
28 (ⲕⲏ) ϫⲟⲩⲱⲧϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ (jouōtšmoun)
29 (ⲕⲑ) ϫⲟⲩⲱⲧⲯⲓⲥ (jouōtpsis)
30 (ⲗ) ⲙⲁⲁⲃ (maab) (m)
ⲙⲁⲁⲃⲉ (maabe) (f)
40 (ⲙ) ϩⲙⲉ (hme)
50 (ⲛ) ⲧⲁⲉⲓⲟⲩ (taeiou)
60 (ⲝ) ⲥⲉ (se)
70 (ⲟ) ϣϥⲉ (šfe)
80 (ⲡ) ϩⲙⲉⲛⲉ (hmene)
90 (ϥ) ⲡⲥⲧⲁⲓⲟⲩ (pstaiou)
100 (ⲣ) ϣⲉ (še)
200 (ⲥ) ϣⲏⲧ (šēt)
1,000 ϣⲟ (šo)
10,000 ⲧⲃⲁ (tba)
1,000,000 ϩⲁϩ (hah) - "many"

Links

Information about numbers in Coptic
https://www.geocities.ws/copticnumbertranslator/CNT_Tutorial_v1.pdf
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egyptian_numerals
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Category:Coptic_numerals

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