Numbers in Duala

Information about counting in Duala (Duálá), a Bantu language spoken in Cameroon in West Africa.

The forms of Duala numbers change depending on the class of the nouns being counted.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
0 tɔ́ lambo
1 ewɔ́
2 ɓébǎ  
3 ɓélálo
4 ɓénɛ́j
5 ɓétánu
6 mutóɓá  
7 sǎmbá
8 lɔmbi
9 dibuá
10 ɗôm
11 ɗôm na ewɔ́
12 ɗôm na ɓébǎ
13 ɗôm na ɓélálo
14 ɗôm na ɓénɛ́j
15 ɗôm na ɓétánu 
16 ɗôm na mutóɓá
17 ɗôm na sǎmbá
18 ɗôm na lɔmbi
19 ɗôm na dibuá
20 mwáɓā
21 mwáɓā na ewɔ́
22 mwáɓā na ɓébǎ
23 mwáɓā na ɓélálo
24 mwáɓā na ɓénɛ́j
25 mwáɓā na ɓétánu 
26 mwáɓā na mutóɓá
27 mwáɓā na sǎmbá
28 mwáɓā na lɔmbi
29 mwáɓā na dibuá
30 mwalálo
40 mwánɛ́j
50  mwatánu
60 mǔmutóɓá 
70 mǔsǎmbá
80  mǔlɔmbi
90 mǔdibuá
100 eɓwéa
1000 ikólí
1,000,000 idun
1 billion mwa

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Information about Duala numbers

Information about Duala | Phrases | Numbers

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Numbers in Bantu languages

Basaa, Bemba, Bena, Benga, Chichewa, Chokwe, Comorian, Duala, Ewondo, Fang, Gusii, Gwere, Herero, Kamba, Kikuyu, Kimbundu, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Kongo, Kunda, Lingala, Lozi, Luba-Katanga (Kiluba), Luganda, Luvale, Makhuwa, Maore, Mbunda, Mwani, Ndebele (Northern), Ndebele (Southern), Nkore, Nyole, Nyungwe, Oshiwambo, Punu, Sengele, Shona, Soga, Sotho (Northern), Sotho (Southern), Swahili, Swati, Taita, Tsonga, Tswana, Tumbuka, Umbundu, Venda, Xhosa, Yao, Zulu

Numbers in other languages

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